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Switchovers/ Arqiva confirms switchover 'first phase' successBBC Two analogue replaced by Freeview multiplex "PSB1"
Switchovers/ Digital UK Scotland switchover schedule changes
Switchovers/ Caldbeck transmitter region to start switching Wednesday 24th June
Switchovers/ Ridge Hill transmitter AND RELAYS - analogue closed overnight 23-25th November
Switchovers/ Time Trumpet take on digital switchover
Switchovers/ North East England - switchover completes on Wednesday 26th September 2012
Switchovers/ North East England - switchover completes on Wednesday 26th September 2012
Switchovers/ Should the UK close down the TV networks to allow for more mobile broadband?
Switchovers/ Northern Ireland RTE1, RTE2, TG4 special mini-multiplex from 24 October
Switchovers/ Changes to Saorview frequencies and power levels, 24th October 2012
Podcast and Links
Podcasts/ A Factual Funding Crisis Joe Lycett Churnalism
Podcasts/ Helen Lewis, File on 4 and Shrinking News
Podcasts/ What next for Channel 4?
Podcasts/ Special: How To Prepare For A General Election
Podcasts/ Café Hope, Book Of The Week And Long Wave
Links/ Freeview shutdown leaves your TV without hours of content
Links/ Freeview shutdown leaves your TV without hours of content
Podcasts/ C4 Scopes In-House Production, BBC In Flux, MIPTV London
Podcasts/ The Future of the BBC, Radio 4 Audience Research and Miners’ Strike Series
Podcasts/ Fear, threats and intimidation
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Switchovers/ Another non-standard EPG dies: GuidePlus+ withdrawn from ITV1. The GuidePlus+ system joins InView in being withdrawn - leaving some Bang and Olufsen, Philips, Pioneer, Panasonic, Sharp and Sony equipment without an electronic programme guide.
Switchovers/ London switchover dates confirmed
Switchovers/ Emley Moor transmitter 13th-19th September 2010
Switchovers/ Changes to commercial multiplex capacity - 2012 timetable
Switchovers/ 2013 - post-switchover changes to Freeview transmission frequencies
Switchovers/ Northern Ireland and UK switchover ends on 24th October 2012
Switchovers/ Northern Ireland and UK switchover ends on 24th October 2012
Switchovers/ Arqiva statement on Emley Moor delays
Switchovers/ Arqiva statement on Selkirk switchover
Switchovers/ 30 September 2009 Retune Video
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Switchovers/ Better Freeview reception after switchoverExisting Freeview signals will increase in power after the analogue signals shutdown
Switchovers/ The Wrekin - analogue closed on 3rd September 2009
Switchovers/ A warning from a fake swithover company in Somerset and South Wales
Switchovers/ Almost five million London homes begin switchover this week with a retune
Switchovers/ Switchover starts in Hampshire, West Sussex coast plus Brighton and Hove
Switchovers/ This week's commercial multiplex changes
Switchovers/ This week's commercial multiplex changes
Switchovers/ Switchover starts in Norfolk
Switchovers/ Switchover starts in Sheffield and Chesterfield
Switchovers/ TVs and boxes that do not support the 8k-mode
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Switchovers/ Last switchover dates for England confirmed - Tyne and Tees, 26 September 2012OK, so it will be after the end of the Olympics, but Sunderland, Whitby, Morpeth and Berwick-upon-Tweed will be able to receive Freeview channels for the first time.
Switchovers/ Switch over and PC-based systems
Switchovers/ Winter Hill - switchover date confirmed
Switchovers/ Digital upgrading a TV mast
Switchovers/ 2 days left of analogue television - goodbye teletext
Switchovers/ Minor changes to commercial multiplexes at 11 masts this week
Switchovers/ Minor changes to commercial multiplexes at 11 masts this week
Switchovers/ North and East Kent switchover completes on Wednesday 27th June 2012
Switchovers/ Sandy Heath, Sudbury, Heathfield, 9 relays have extra retunes on 27th June 2012
Switchovers/ Switchover starts in East Sussex and Southwest Kent on Wednesday 30th May
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Switchovers/ This week's increases in commercial multiplex capacity at 12 mastsThis week sees another stage in the changes to the commercial multiplex capacity at 12 full-Freeview transmitter sites.
Switchovers/ Diary of changes to capacity of ArqB, ArqA and SDN multiplexes
Switchovers/ Brighton transmitters will be in BBC South East from 7th March 2012
Switchovers/ No new full Freeview transmitters
Switchovers/ Switchover notes - multiplex names
Switchovers/ What Digital switchover means to you
Switchovers/ What Digital switchover means to you
Switchovers/ What is going to happen?
Switchovers/ What will happen if I do nothing?
Switchovers/ Wenvoe commercial multiplexes at full power from 27th April 2011
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Switchovers/ Freeview Lite?Are you currently served by one of the 1074 television transmitters in the UK that do not transmit Freeview?
Switchovers/ Switchover starts in Berkshire and North Hampshire
Switchovers/ Switchover events September- December 2011
Switchovers/ Fixed the post-swichover details
Switchovers/ How much is switchover worth?
Switchovers/ All Freeview equipment must be retuned at midday on 30 September 2009
Switchovers/ All Freeview equipment must be retuned at midday on 30 September 2009
Switchovers/ 3 days of analogue to go - goodbye to NICAM 728
Switchovers/ COM7, COM8 and COM9 part II - which transmitters are "in group"
Switchovers/ Freeview retune - the results
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Switchovers/ Freeview retune - statementHe is the latest update from Freeview about the great Retune event
Switchovers/ Icomb Hill, Guiting Power and Over Norton BBC region change
Switchovers/ Just 7.3% of the UK population left on analogue
Switchovers/ BBC TWO to disappear first
Switchovers/ Oxford transmitter fire
Switchovers/ Arqiva Press Release on Emley Moor and Sutton Coldfield switchovers
Switchovers/ Arqiva Press Release on Emley Moor and Sutton Coldfield switchovers
Switchovers/ Arqiva statement on Hannington transmitter group
Switchovers/ Oxford transmitter - service restricted until end of September 2010.
Switchovers/ Arqiva press release on Oxfordshire switchover
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Switchovers/ Switchover starts in North East England on Wednesday 12 September 2012If you live in the Bilsdale, Chatton, Pontop Pike or Fenham transmitter areas your digital switchover starts 12th September. If you already use Freeview you will need to retune - if you have never had Freeview, you will get the standard definition BBC services - switchover will complete in two weeks later.
Switchovers/ New national Freeview slot
Switchovers/ Manchester and North West - switch off ends Wednesday 2nd December
Switchovers/ Switchover starts in East Yorkshire and Lincolnshire
Switchovers/ Manchester and North West - switch off starts Wednesday 4th November
Switchovers/ 2011 switchover week two: The Wrekin and Ridge Hill transmitter groups
Switchovers/ 2011 switchover week two: The Wrekin and Ridge Hill transmitter groups
Switchovers/ Sudbury transmitter group switchover begins
Switchovers/ Black Hill, Scotland switchover process starts
Switchovers/ Analogue transmitter shutdown map
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Switchovers/ Cardiff switchover dates setAs reported here for quite a while, the dates are the 3rd and 30th March, 2010.
Switchovers/ Switchover starts in Northern Ireland on Wednesday 10th October 2012
Switchovers/ South East England switchover dates confirmed
Switchovers/ West central Scotland switchovers start 11th May 2011
Switchovers/ Final switchover for Sandy Heath and Nottingham on 13th April in 2011 week 3
Switchovers/ East Sussex and Southwest Kent switchover completes on Wednesday 13th June 2012
Switchovers/ East Sussex and Southwest Kent switchover completes on Wednesday 13th June 2012
Switchovers/ Switchover starts in North and East Kent on Wednesday 13th June 2012
Switchovers/ Switchover completes for non-coastal West Sussex
Switchovers/ Switchover starts in the Oxford area
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Switchovers/ Final switchover for Craigkelly, Scotland on 15th June 2011Switchover in Scotland is almost complete, with the penultimate step this week taking place in and around Edinburgh.
Switchovers/ Durris (Aberdeen) commercial multiplexes full power from 15th June 2011
Switchovers/ Meridian TV area - switchover dates announced
Switchovers/ This week's commercial multiplex changes
Switchovers/ Sudbury Arqiva multiplex B changes 16 November - retune required
Switchovers/ Tacolneston (East Anglia) transmitter Freeview retune
Switchovers/ Tacolneston (East Anglia) transmitter Freeview retune
Switchovers/ East Yorkshire and Lincolnshire switchover "ends"
Switchovers/ Improvements to Freeview EPG data in reception overlap areas
Switchovers/ Long Mountain group and Llangynog retune
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Switchovers/ Final switchover for The Wrekin, Ridge Hill groups on 20th April in 2011 week 4If you are in the west of Central England, you will use the The Wrekin, Ridge Hill, Lark Stoke, Bromsgrove transmitters, or one of the many relay transmitters.
Switchovers/ Fenton transmitter - retune required on 20th April 2011
Switchovers/ Sudbury transmitter group switchover "ends".
Switchovers/ Switchover "completes" for Southampton, Portsmouth and Brighton
Switchovers/ Four million homes in Yorkshire, West Midlands "go digital" tonight
Switchovers/ North West England (Granada) and North Wales switch off dates finalised
Switchovers/ North West England (Granada) and North Wales switch off dates finalised
Switchovers/ Norfolk sees the end of analogue TV as high power digital starts
Switchovers/ Sheffield and Chesterfield transmitter switchover "ends"
Switchovers/ The commercial multiplex after switchover: ArqA, ArqB and SDN
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Switchovers/ An Hotel "research" meetingLes Nicol had an invitation to take part in digital TV research.
Switchovers/ UK Digital switchover ends - Northern Ireland completes on 24th October 2012
Switchovers/ Tuesday retune for Sheffield and Nottingham
Switchovers/ Changes tonight at The Wrekin, Lark Stoke, Bromsgrove, Mendip, Hunshaw Cross
Switchovers/ Oxford sees the end of analogue TV as high power digital starts
Switchovers/ Switchover starts in West Sussex
Switchovers/ Switchover starts in West Sussex
Switchovers/ DDR changes for Luton and Dallington Park
Switchovers/ East Midlands - Waltham transmitter switchover "ends"
Switchovers/ Craigkelly, Scotland switchover process starts today
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Switchovers/ Northern Ireland "mini multiplex" (NIMM)I have added information to the UK Free TV database to cover the so-called mini-multiplex that will carry three Irish channels, TG4, RTE1 and RTE2 in a very special multiplex from three transmitters in Northern Ireland.
Switchovers/ Digital switch-over problems
Switchovers/ Five million London homes must 'full retune' when switchover ends on 18th April
Switchovers/ Switchover events 2012
Switchovers/ Broadcaster complaints details
Switchovers/ West Yorkshire to get reduced Freeview service for two months
Switchovers/ West Yorkshire to get reduced Freeview service for two months
Switchovers/ Digital UK's guide for local councils
Switchovers/ Arqiva statement on Belmont and Olivers Mount
Switchovers/ April 18th - retune at Rowridge, Oxford, Stockland Hill and Hannington
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Switchovers/ BBC move Lincoln transmitter into LincolnshireThe Lincoln Central transmitter was previously in the "Waltham" East Midlands region for BBC news.
Switchovers/ Arqiva statement on West Central England switchovers
Switchovers/ Switchover ends in Berkshire and North Hampshire
Switchovers/ 4G changes to relay transmitters - list of C61 and C62 shifts
Switchovers/ Commercial multiplex restrictions lifted today at Hunshaw Cross and Mendip
Switchovers/ Final Yorkshire Switchover dates announced
Switchovers/ Final Yorkshire Switchover dates announced
Switchovers/ 2011 switch-overs start today at Sandy Heath, Nottingham
Switchovers/ C61, C62 clearange and the 4G broadband sale
Switchovers/ Wenvoe and Mendip - final switchover