The free to view satellite channel Freesat have been handing awards to broadcasters some of which were voted for by the viewing public.
Some of the winners were obvious, like the BBC HD channel, won the channel of the year.
The winners of each can be found below:
Viewers’ Choice for Channel of the Year: BBC HD
Product of the Year: Humax Freesat+
Multiple Retailer of the Year: John Lewis
Independent Retailer of the Year: Hickmans Ltd
Best Daytime Digital Channel: Pop Girl/ Wedding TV
Best Digital News Channel: Al Jazeera English
Best Evening Digital Channel: BBC FOUR
Best Digital Radio Station: Planet Rock
Freesat Installer of the Year: TSG
This is first year for these awards have been run and as such, will probably evolve over the years like other have over long periods. However, it is all good publicity for Freesat and digital TV in general.