Just when you thought it was safe to rescan your channels, the DTV delay
is back, as the L.A. Times
reports it could be up for another vote, and pass, as soon as next week. Chairman of the House telecommunications committee Rick Boucher expects the issue to return next week, while House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is apparently looking for away to hold another vote soon. While we wait for that to sort itself out, the NTIA pegged the converter coupon backlog at 2.6 million (a number expected to swell to 3.27 million in tomorrow's report
) people as it waits for existing coupons to expire, and additional funds from from the economic stimulus legislation.