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?

Why switch?

Digital TV brings a wider range of services. The BBC, ITV and Channel 4 all provide extra channels for digital viewers, such as ITV2 and More4.

Interactivity means you can use digital TV to take part in polls, buy goods and enjoy enhanced coverage of live events.

Viewers with the right equipment may also be able to watch high-definition television (HDTV) broadcasts as well.

Switching off analogue TV will also improve services for people who watch digital TV through their aerials.