Is cheap terrestrial digital tuner appearing soon?

Previously at GIGAZINEThe Ministry of Public Management, Home Affairs, Posts and Telecommunications has released development guidelines for cheap terrestrial digital tuners with less than 5000 yenWe reported, but there is a possibility that cheap tuners may be sold in the country in the near future.

Details are as follows.
Funai Electric sells digital converters for television in the US

According to this article, Funai Electric will release a TV tuner that can enjoy digital broadcasting even in conventional analog TV in the US this month.

This is due to complete transition from analog broadcasting to digital broadcasting in March 2009 in Japan earlier than in Japan, the tuner to be released is cheap as $ 49 (about 5200 yen). Sales will be sold at Wal-Mart Stores Inc., a major distribution company that is a major supplier of the company.

Is it supposed to be released at a similar price soon in Japan?

in Note, Posted by darkhorse_log