Freeview changes June 2019

Disruption feared from North Devon Freeview TV channel changes.

There are fears chaos could ensue this June as up to 57,000 local homes are forced to retune their television sets due to Freeview channels moving to new airwaves.

The changes will begin at the Huntshaw Cross transmitter group after midnight on June 19 and Freeview channels will be kept off the air until 6am the next morning.

Freeview says retuning 'should be straightforward' and some TV equipment will retune automatically.

It says some older aerials may need to be replaced to continue receiving all channels and viewers may be eligible for free in-home support, including aerial work if needed, available via its advice line.

Nothing can be done until after the switch over, but anyone with concerns can visit www.freeview.co.uk/tvchanges and the Freeview Advice Line to call after June 19 is 0808 100 0288.

For the full story please visit the North Devon Gazette article.

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