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.
High Definition TV riding high on a wave of popularity
By Janny Walter
Dec 23, 2010 - 7:19:28 AM
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
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.
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