Following the trial in London, HD TV over Freeview has been judged as a success after the six months that it's been running.
UK Freeview HD Trial A SuccessFollowing the trial in London, HD TV over Freeview has been judged as a success after the six months that it's been running.
The major broadcasters BBC, ITV, Channel 4 and Five made joint announcements to tell all the good news.
Not surprisingly 98% of the 450 people who took part think that the over-the-air HD service should be available now. Those people can whistle all they want because the bandwidth just isn't available. Once digital switch over occurs, there might be a chance, if any of it's left after the spectrum auction.
Other results of interest include 90% of the trialists felt that the public broadcasters should be responsible for HD development.
It's clear that once people get their hands on HD, the desire becomes strong, illustrated by their wish to see at least 7 channels, or ideally 10.
now there's going to be no need for sky.