On-Air DTV Stations Court 900 Mark

May 8, 2003
According to the NAB, 19 more commercial TV stations are broadcasting a digital signal, which brings the total number of stations to 885. The stations are:

KPAX, Missoula, Mont., CBS
WPTV, West Palm Beach, Fla., NBC
KMTV, Omaha, Neb., CBS
WKBT, La Crosse, Wis., CBS
WTWB, Greensboro, N.C., WB
WUPV, Richmond, Va., UPN
KTEN, Sherman, Texas, NBC
WILX, Lansing, Mich., NBC
WBXX, Knoxville, Tenn., WB
KBJR, Duluth, Minn., NBC
KRCR, Redding, Calif., ABC
WUPW, Toledo, Ohio, Fox
WYBE, Philadelphia, singly owned independent
WPCB, Pittsburgh, Cornerstone-owned independent
KQDS, Duluth, Minn., FOX
WVII, Bangor, Maine, ABC
WHNO, New Orleans, LeSea-owned independent
WOTF, Orlando, Fla., Telefutura
KVRR, Fargo, N.D. FOX

DTV signals are now being transmitted in 189 markets that include almost 98 percent of U.S. TV households, says NAB. In addition, slightly over 78 percent of the more than 106 million U.S. TV households are in markets with five or more broadcasters airing DTV and 46 percent are in markets with eight or more broadcasters sending digital signals.

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