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  • D-day for analog TV approaches

    Only 12 months remain until analog TV is no longer broadcast in Australia. By 10 December 2013, all remaining analog TV signals will be switched off, communications minister Stephen Conroy warned today.

  • 600 a week tune in satellite TV amid digital switch

    During the switch to digital-only television, applications for satellite TV smart card activations are being processed at a rate of up to 600 every week indicating the move away from analog is not only to terrestrial broadcasts, but also to satellite.

  • Regional QLD to go digital by December

    The Federal Government has announced the digital switchover date for regional Queensland, with the switch to digital-only television to occur on the 6 December this year.

  • South Australia, Broken Hill go digital

    Australia’s transition to digital free-to-air television has continued with analog TV signals permanently switched off this week in regional South Australia and Broken Hill.

  • SA inmates won't miss their Neighbours

    While free-to-air television may be being switched off, and a trip to the local Harvey Norman store out of the question, inmates of South Australia prisons won’t be foregoing their daily dose of Neighbours.

  • Australia ready for digital TV switchover: NEC

    The switching off of Australia’s analogue TV is scheduled to commence on 30 June, but Australia is ready for digital, the company responsible for delivering driving digital television terrestrial signals, NEC, says.

  • Digital TV gains traction with Aussies

    Two out five Australian households are yet to convert to digital television, with the deadline for analog TV cut off just two years away, according to the latest Digital Tracker survey.
    The survey is conducted quarterly as part of the switchover to digital television across Australia.