Northeast Retailers Selling Out of HD Antennas

In a recent article by, retailers in the Long Island area have sold out of over-the-air HD antennas, unable to replenish their inventory fast enough for customer demand.  Because of the Cablevision carriage dispute affecting the area, thousands have turned out to stores in search for an antenna.

Quoting Antennas Direct President Richard Schneider, the article also describes our sales explosion in the affected areas as well as cable’s diminishing business model.

Although federal officials told Cablevision subscribers they would be able to turn to antennas to watch the World Series broadcast tonight in case of a baseball blackout, Long Island retailers ranging from Radio Shack to Wal-Mart have sold out of supplies.

Sales representatives at Radio Shack and Wal-Mart stores Tuesday and Wednesday said area stores ran out of indoor antennas and it would likely be several days before they can replenish.

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