digital switchover


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digital switchover

(ˈswɪtʃˌəʊvə)
n
the process of changing the method of transmitting television from analogue to digital format
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The digital switchover being undertaken by the National Broadcasting Commission, NBC, will make Nigeria the biggest digital television market in Africa, according to Nigerian Vice President, Prof.
The Digital Switchover in Nigeria, known as 'Free TV' has been launched in Kwara and Kaduna states.
"The digital switchover is a very time-consuming and complicated process as analogue broadcasting is exploited throughout Kyrgyzstan," the Communications Agency noticed.
He'd been sentenced to three years' jail for conning elderly victims into thinking they needed new TV aerials to cope with the digital switchover. hiding JMatthews hiding J On Friday he was found hiding in a caravan in woods near Loughborough and hauled before Leicester crown court where Judge Simon Hammond told him: "You're now going to start your three-year sentence."
Despite the historic digital switchover last year and an increase in the sale of flat screen televisions over the Christmas period, the TV Licensing Authority says some families simply can't bear to part with their trusty black and white sets.
Warren Carr, of TV Licensing, said: "It's remarkable that with the digital switchover complete, 41% of UK households owning HDTVs and Britons leading the world in accessing TV content on the internet, more than 13,000 households still watch black and white telly."
TV Licensing spokesman Lucy Baird said: "It is remarkable that with the digital switchover complete, 41% of UK households owning HDTVs and Britons leading the world in accessing TV over the internet, some households still watch a black and white telly."
TEESSIDE: Some TV viewers switching on to BBC2 faced a blank screen today as the digital switchover began.
The Ofcom report suggests that since the digital switchover many families have not replaced TVs in bedrooms, preferring to spend the cash on those huge tellies you see through people's windows when you''re being nosy walking down the street.
Sales in electricals and technology surged 49.4 per cent, helped by the digital switchover in London and appetite for the iPad3.
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