Once the digital switch over has been completed across the UK everyone will be watching TV through a digital signal. Many individuals are watching digital TV at the moment and have found there are many benefits to digital TV viewing. Here are 5 great options in regards to digital TV viewing.
- Sky Digital is among one of the UKs top digital TV providers and for very good reason. One of the reasons why Sky Digital installation is so popular is the sheer choice of channels it supplies. Another factor in its favour is that residents are able to add on premium channels which provide them with a multitude of sports and movies to choose from. Sky Plus provides you with the option of being able to record up to two different channels and watch something that you previously recorded. Residents may also choose Sky Multiroom; this means you can have set top boxes in other rooms running from your satellite dish which allows everyone to watch different channels in their own room
- Residents who do not want to pay a subscription yet have access to a large range of TV digital channels, typically around 140; have chosen Freesat as their option for watching digital TV. There is nothing to payout each month and you can watch HD channels, if you have an HD ready television. The Freesat Plus set top boxes also provide residents with recording facilities with the digi-box being able to store so many hours of TV recordings.
- European satellite systems and motorised satellites are a popular choice by those who want to be able to choose from channels around Europe. The motorised dish will move by so many degrees to pick up channels from places including Spain, Italy, and France and of course the UK. Some channels are free to watch, while others require you to subscribe by way of a card that is slotted into your set top box.
- Virgin Media is another popular option as it provides a vast amount of channels. The amount of channels you may receive depends on the package you choose and there are various packages to choose from. With Virgin Media you can also purchase one off events and films.
- Freeview is another popular choice for anyone who does not want a monthly bill coming into home. Residents may get up to 40 channels and radio stations and all you need is a digital set top box hooked up to your TV, or have a TV with Freeview built in. This is one of the cheapest options for watching digital channels.
As you can see the options for watching digital TV are numerous and there is something to meet the needs of every household, whether you are an avid watcher of TV or you only watch occasionally.