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  Digital TV
What is digital TV?
How can I get it?
Why does it cost so much?
Which BBC channels are free?
What is Newsround Showbiz?
How can I get Newsround on digital TV?
What's digital satellite about?
What's digital cable about?
What's digital terrestrial about?

 
The ntl logo What's digital cable about?
The brand names of digital cable are ntl and Telewest.

What's good about it?

  • There are hundreds of channels
  • You don't need a dish or even a TV aerial
  • You can send lots of information back down the cable so it would be good for interactivity eg. messageboards, e-mail, voting etc.

What's bad about it?

  • It's only available in certain areas
  • The interactivity isn't well-developed yet

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