Quick Guide: Digital switchover
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What is digital TV?

Why switch?

What's on offer?

What if I want more channels?

When do I switch?

Can I get help?

When do I switch?

Starting in 2007, the old analogue TV signal will be switched off, as digital switchover gets underway.

One area of the UK at a time will switch to digital, starting with Whitehaven, Cumbria. The rest of ITV's Border region will follow in early 2008.

Westcountry, Wales, and Granada are next, in 2009, with the West region, Grampian and Scottish switching in 2010.

The Central, Yorkshire and Anglia regions will switch in 2011, with Ulster, Tyne Tees, Meridian and London the last to lose analogue TV in 2012.