HDTV owner confesses

Swann, Phillip
November 2002
Electronic Media;11/11/2002, Vol. 21 Issue 45, p7
Presents comments of an owner of a 38-inch wide screen high-definition television (HDTV) in the U.S. on the validity of his decision to buy the same. Availability of television network channels on HDTV; Price of the television set; Performance expectations of HDTV associated with its purchase.


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