Over-the-Air (OTA) television signals, sometimes referred to as terrestrial or conventional television signals, are radio waves transmitted from high towers to aerials mounted on homes or to small set top antennas.
While virtually left for dead ten years ago, OTA television has had a renaissance in North America over the last few years after governments in Canada and the United States legislated conventional television broadcasters switch their mode of signal transmission from 1950′s era analog to 21st century digital.
At a press conference held today Apple CEO Steve Jobs acknowledged the iPhone 4 had some antenna problems but said similar problems affected all smartphones and that the problem had been greatly exaggerated.
“This has been blown so out of proportion that it is incredible,” said Mr. Jobs.
Apple has announced a press conference tomorrow for 9am Pacific time. The consensus among analysts and the blogosphere is the company will announced a hardware fix for the iPhone 4 antenna problem.
Got a reception problem with your iPhone 4 then the Apple support forum is probably not the place you want to go for answers.
The Unofficial Apple Weblog (TUAW) is reporting that Apple has now deleted discussion threads which talk about Consumer Reports recent decision to not recommend the iPhone 4 to its readers.