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Our WhatIs.com Tech Term is digital television
Digital television (DTV) is the transmission of television signals using digital rather than conventional analog methods. Advantages of DTV include better resolution and compatibility with computers and the Internet. Analog television broadcasts are scheduled to stop in 2009.
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