Go digital to keep watching TV
Go digital to keep watching TV
Hawke’s Bay and the West Coast of the South
Island have gone digital and Wellington along with the rest
of the lower North Island will be following suit on 29
After 29 September 2013 everyone in
Wellington and across the lower North Island who wants to
watch TV will need to have Freeview, SKY, Igloo or
TelstraClear. When Hawke’s Bay and the West Coast made the
switch to digital in September an estimated 96 per cent of
households were ready for the move.
While there is still
some time before Wellington goes digital it pays to start
thinking now about how you plan to watch TV after 29
September 2013 if you haven’t yet gone digital says Going
Digital Community Adviser Guy Burns.
Mr Burns will be at
the Wellington Central Library on Tuesday 5 February 2013
between 11am – 2pm to answer questions about the move to
There were people in Hawke’s Bay and the
West Coast who left the move to digital TV until the last
minute and when they sought help from technicians or
installers they found there was a long wait to get
“You don’t need a new TV to go digital but
most people who don’t have digital TV will need some new
equipment such as the right set-top box and an aerial or
satellite dish,” said Mr Burns.
“To find out what you
need to go digital visit www.goingdigital.co.nz/myhouse and enter
the address where the TV is located,” said Mr Burns.
For more details on how you can go digital, chat with Mr
Burns when he visits the Wellington Central Library on 5
February. Alternatively you can go to www.goingdigital.co.nz or call us on
0800 838 800.
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