Tag Archives: Digital Switchover

Ofcom announces 4G spectrum auction for 2012

Ofcom has just announced its plans for the largest ever single auction of additional mobile spectrum in the UK. The chunks being flogged off are equivalent to 75% of the mobile.. more
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Switchover causes number of dumped TVs to soar

People seem to be using the digital switchover as a reason to upgrade their TVs, and recycling centres are overflowing with the unwanted equipment. In Warwickshire, which is due to switchover.. more
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Digital UK at The Open

As the teams responsible for the digital switchover in the UK work their way around the country, the organisation behind the scheme, Digital UK, has been taking up every opportunity to.. more
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Digital Switchover has £55m over

By the time the UK digital switchover is completed in 2012 it is being estimated that there will be a cash surplus of around £55 million. The government could be looking at this cash to help provide the UK with the planned next generation broadband.. more
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Digital switchover in the west

The region known as the West has become the latest area to fully switch over from analogue television to a full digital television service. The process of switching the analogue signal off and replacing it with the digital service required around two million households to.. more
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Volunteers help with digital switchover

Now the organisation in charge of the digital switchover has turned to an army of volunteers to get the word out about digital television. The volunteers will explain how the switchover is going to affect the lives of people living in some of the more.. more
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Digital Switchover finishes off in Wales

For almost fifty years the people of Wales have been watching analogue TV and now it is nearly over, as the final stage of the digital switchover began in Wales with the Wenvoe transmitter just outside of Cardiff switching off BBC 2. The loss of.. more
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TVonics putting eggs in one basket

With the launch of the first HD set top box for the Freeview digital TV platform it seems that one equipment manufacturer, TVonics, is preparing to jump into the Freeview HD market feet first, in order to capitalise on the expected market growth. The company.. more
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Shetlands prepare for digital switchover

Households on the islands of Shetland and Orkney, off the coast of Scotland, are being advised that the UK’s digital switchover is heading to their neck of the woods and during May both Shetland and Orkney will be switched to digital TV. Digital UK will.. more
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Digital Switchover Inquiry starts

The first series of witness interviews at the Digital Switchover Inquiry, at the House of the Lord, has taken place. The witnesses called in for the first session were: David Scott, Chief Executive, Digital UK; Peter White, Chief Executive, BBC Digital Switchover Help Scheme; Ford.. more
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