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High Definition TV riding high on a wave of popularity

The introduction of Digital TV and its switchover in UK has been fairly successful. Despite initial reluctance, people have proceeded with a switchover and have been satisfied with the new format of television signal along with the variety of programmes available to them.

Author: Janny Walter
Date: Dec 23, 2010 - 7:19:28 AM


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Digital TV has made it possible for people to enjoy better television signals such as High Definition and 3 D TV as well. High Definition TV signal is known to air better picture quality, sharper images and truly vibrant colours when airing TV programmes. Viewers just need to take one glance at HD TV programme and they are sure to get glued to watching TV more than ever. High Defintion TV is simply marvelous for it offers an enhanced viewing experience of almost every and any programme you wish to see be it an informative documentary, a thrilling movie, exciting sports or even a live event, the viewer will feel as if he or she is experiencing it live.

With the digital switchover underway, it comes as no surprise that UK households have got the highest number of digital TVs in the world, followed by US and other countries. As recent reports released by Ofcom, 59% of UK houses have a HD TV set which is just 2% ahead of US which has 57%.

These figures can be credited to the fact that digital TV providers UK have offered and promoted their HD services to a great extent especially Sky TV, Virgin Media and BT Vision. In fact Sky TV, UK is one provider which provides more than 50 high definition channels in UK while Virgin and BT also offer a considerable choice of HD programmes too. With better quality of programmes and TV signals, TV viewing has become a preferred activity for most of the UK population and time spent watching TV has increased considerably.

With TV content being offered online through a broadband connection has given way to a new vista of entertainment. People can now access TV provider’s content through broadband to download it and view it through their computers or laptops. This content can be stored as well for future viewing. Different TV providers have developed their on demand services which are offered as per their customer plans and TV offers.

The offering of service bundles by these providers has also greatly accelerated the digital switchover process as well. People who wish to be on par with the technology have rapidly gone ahead with the availing these service bundles which offer combination of TV services, phone services and even broadband connections. People can opt for a stand alone TV deal or go for phone and TV service or a triple service bundle which offers them all at a much affordable price. These services bundles are customizable and can be taken as per requirement. Popular TV bundles are Sky TV bundles, BT Vision bundles and even Virgin bundles which offer services at low prices, free installation services or even free TV boxes along with a gift voucher at times.

High Definition TV in UK has been well accepted implying that people still enjoy watching TV as they need earlier. At the same time HD TV makes it convenient to watch TV as per their preferences and schedules despite the arrival of the alternate channels of entertainment.

Digital TV Now provides the complete information about the various digital TV providers in UK. Visit http://www.digitaltvnow.co.uk to choose digital TV packages from Virgin Media, Sky, BT Vision, TalkTalk, Topup TV, Freeview, Freesat and ESPN.



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