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Who is going to pay for millions of new aerials?

Ofcom's new frequency plan - and their planned digital dividend depends upon many more people having to buy a new TV aerial. So who will pay the bill?

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18 new channels on Freesat starting Thursday

Another set of channels are about to join the Freesat line up.

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Self-help relays

UK Free TV now lists the "Self-help" relay television transmitters.

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New switchover details published

Ofcom has published updates to the post-switchover frequency plan

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Free Sky box for pensioners

The Digital Switchover Help Scheme will be handing BBC money to Sky for 75+ year olds, disabilities and blind households.

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How digital television works

A reasonably straightforward description of how digital television such as Freeview, Freesat, Sky, Virgin Media, Top Up TV and BT Vision actually works.

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BBC "Delivering Quality First" changes to transmissions

There will be changes to satellite, BBC HD, Medium Waves and Long Wave services at the BBC due to the "Delivering Quality First" cuts

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The BBC wants to stop paying Sky ten million pounds a year for EPG listing

A few weeks after I brought the subject up, the BBC have announced that their supply of programming and EPG information to Sky should be free, because the public service channels are more than half of what people actually watch on Sky.

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Some Wales switchover dates finalized

The Preslei, Kilvey Hill and Carmel transmitter switchover dates announced by Digital UK

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Channel 4 would like to turn Sky "retransmission fees" into programming

The Channel 4 corporation has joined the BBC, ITV plc and Channel 5 in asking Sky to remove the fees that the satellite gatekeeper charges the public service providers for their schedule data.

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