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(2) That analog televisions should continue to work as before with cable and satellite television services, gaming consoles, VCRs, DVD players, and similar products.
(3) That more information on the transition can be obtained by going to www.DTV.gov.
(4) That more information about the converter box program (which provides coupons for the purchase of a converter box to permit continued viewing of television programming on an analog television) by going to www.dtv2009.gov or by calling the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (“NTIA”) at 888-DTV-2009.
Carriers required to include the notice may use languages other than English, if necessary.
More information on the transition and the $40 converter box coupons is available from the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA).