Digital picture is anything but clear

Time is running out for the switch from analogue to digital TV, writes Samantha McCaughren, Business Correspondent

19th September, 2009

As aerials around the country cease to function in the coming months, more and more television viewers will take an interest in digital terrestrial television (DTT).The switch off of old analogue TV signals is already happening in Britain, but the road to DTT in Ireland has proved to be a rocky one.

The EU has decided that the analogue service must be switched off across Europe by 2012, and RTE has been ordered to...

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