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    The Switchover explained

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    • Why is it happening?

      Digital is now the best technology for broadcasting TV. To make sure we all receive it, the digital signal needs to be available everywhere. After the switchover, almost everyone (at least 98.5% of the UK) will be able to receive digital TV through a conventional aerial.

      What do I need to do?

      If you receive more than five channels, your TV is probably digital. If not, you will need to connect to a digital set-top box, or replace it. This applies to all the TVs in your home, as well any other recorder (video or DVD) that you use to record from the TV.

      Do I need a new TV?

      No, but if your TV is still analogue, it won't work after the switchover unless you convert it with a separate digital set-top box.

      Will my recorder still work?

      After the switchover, video and analogue DVD recorders will still work as before, but will not be able to record any digital channels. Your best option is to upgrade to a digital recorder that allows you to record onto a hard drive, a DVD or both.
      Whatever you choose, make sure your new equipment has a DVB symbol and the 'digital tick' logo. This means it's designed to work before and after the switchover. Also, you will need to re-tune your digital products regularly to get the latest channels/services.

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