Last updated: March 5, 2009 - 8:38am
The digital television transition has been far too disorganized to be the product of any conspiracy. Consider how a few major DTV issues have played out over the past decade or so. Could they have been better managed? Sometimes yes, sometimes no -- and in one case, the DTV transition went better than many people expected. Pegoraro looks at DTV vs HDTV; TVs without tuners; digital-to-analog converter boxes; reception issues; and the role of local cable operators.