Digital TV in Japan

Workers install optical fiber cables for digital TV services in this suburban community of Tokorozawa, west of Tokyo, on Friday, February 25, 2011. The deadline looms as Japan aims to phase out terrestrial analog broadcasting in favor of digital. (Click on the image below to view the full gallery.)

Tokorozawa, Japan - Workers install optical fiber cables for digital TV services in this suburban community of Tokorozawa, west of Tokyo, on Friday, February 25, 2011. The deadline looms as Japan aims to phase out terrestrial analog broadcasting in favor of digital. If all goes as planned, the Japanese government will have phased out terrestrial analog broadcasting by July 24, 2011. (Photo by Natsuki Sakai/AFLO)