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Digital TV equipment

Digital TV equipment for the consumer

Help is available in choosing digital TV equipment and services:

  • How do I make the switch?
    Digital UK provides advice on making the switch to digital TV through its website – or call 0845 6 50 50 50


  • Ricability
    An independent consumer research organisation with detailed advice on which digital boxes, televisions and set-top aerials to buy


  • ‘Digital tick’ logo
    Certifies goods and services that are designed to work through switchover. The logo is owned by the Secretary for Business Innovation and Skills (BIS), with Digital UK licensed to administer and coordinate key aspects.


  • Registered Digital Installers
    A trusted source of help and advice on aerial installation during digital switchover (and accredited by the ‘digital tick’ logo)



In addition, the Department for Business Innovation and Skills (BIS) is taking forward an action plan to encourage the development and availability in the UK market place of a wide range of digital TV receivers incorporating agreed “best practice” features in preparation for switchover:



Updates to the action plan will be published after quarterly review meetings



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