Boston Consumer Information
How many people in your community are not ready for DTV?
Nielsen estimates that as of May 10, 1.3% of households in Boston were not ready for the DTV transition.
How many local households rely on over-the-air TV signals?
In Boston, Nielsen estimates that about 123,310 households (or 5.1% of that media market) rely entirely on over-the-air broadcasts.
What events are happening in your community to help people get ready for DTV?
Please check http://www.dtv.gov/ for updates to local event information as it becomes available.
Is it too late for consumers to get coupons for the converter boxes?
Consumers still have until July 31 to get coupons by calling 1-888-CALL-FCC. In Boston, we know that 694,112 people have ordered coupons for their converter boxes, and only 298,679 have been redeemed as of May 6. It's important that consumers in your market understand that the coupons expire and they should act quickly.
Is it possible to get free local in-home installation for the converter box?
Green Planet Construction is providing assistance in Massachusetts, please contact them at 888-508-1115
Hours of Operation: Mon-Sun, 8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Where can consumers call for help with the DTV transition?