Digital TV Updates!

Hello!  This is Tim Steinwand, Digital TV Conversion Lead here at DRN.  This time for my blog post, I’d like to answer a few questions regarding the project that people are asking.  Hopefully this will answer some that you may be having. First, this reminder that as of March 1, 2018, ALL TV’s will need to have a DTA box or M-Card device to get the DRN TV signal.  There is some information going around that we are hearing that “I have a new smart TV, I won’t need this box”, or “I just got my TV recently, I won’t need this box.”  This information is incorrect.  All TV’s, old or new, will need this device to get the DRN TV signal.  If your TV is older and only has a coaxial connection, or if your TV is newer and has multiple HDMI inputs, any TV needs the box. Next, the DRN board of Directors has listened to customers concerns, and has authorized all TV customers to get up to 3 DTA boxes at no charge going forward.  The national average of 2.8 TV’s per household prompted the board to issue this directive.  The 3 boxes can be of any combination of boxes with the interactive guide, or the non-guided boxes that DRN offers.  If you received your boxes prior to the new directive, your billing will automatically be adjusted so that you will be receiving your first 3 boxes for free, beginning with guided being free first.  If you are happy with the boxes that you currently have installed, whether guided or non-guided, you will get up to...