Mexico is giving digital TVs to poor

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Ten million digital televisions are being given away to low-income Mexicans free of charge across the country. It’s a $1.6 billion program aiming to convert Mexico’s analog television signals to digital format.

Some critics, though, question the motives behind the Mexican government’s program. CCTV America’s Martin Markovits filed this report.

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Mexico is giving digital TVs to poor

Ten million digital televisions are being given away to low-income Mexicans free of charge across the country. It's a $1.6 billion program aiming to convert Mexico's analog television signals to digital format. Some critics, though, question the motives behind the Mexican government's program. CCTV America's Martin Markovits filed this report.