Japan tunes out digital TV

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Japan tunes out digital TV

“Digital is coming!” signs hang in stores packed with new TVs promising dazzling imagery, but any buzz about Monday’s start of digital television broadcasting in Japan has yet to catch on in much of the country. “High-definition digital TV will reach just parts of the country for now, and although potential viewership is put at 12 million households, the tally might be half that because of Japan’s mountainous and cramped terrain. Actual viewers could be even fewer, at about 300,000.”

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