Consumer Electronic Buyer's Quick Guide to Freeview and Digital TV Specifications
The purpose of this paper is to help CE buyers in the UK understand the technology and minimum specification requirements for digital terrestrial TV receiver product (i.e. Freeview Products). Digital switchover starts in the UK in October 2007 and in order to access Digital TV services consumers will need a Freeview set top box or iDTV (Integrated Digital TV). The Digital UK organisation supported by all the major broadcasters has started an awareness and publicity campaign via TV commercials and mailings to help educate the UK public about the switch from analogue TV broadcasts to digital broadcasts.