Tag Archive: analogue

Oct 04

The death of public service television

Tweet Something is very wrong in the state of New Zealand when public service broadcasting ends up behind Sky TV’s paywall shut off from 50 percent of New Zealanders who can no longer watch what was once free to air. That’s what has happened to TVNZ’s Heartland formerly on TVNZ 6. The channel, along with …

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May 09

Eight out of 10 Kiwi homes watch digital TV

Tweet A survey has found 77 percent of New Zealand homes now have digital television, TVNZ reports. New Zealand’s analogue TV system will be progressively switched off from September 2012 until November 2013. It is being replaced with a digital broadcast that will give viewers better reception and sound quality, as well as more channels …

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Dec 16

Part of Australia says farewell to analogue TV

Tweet Forty-five years since the arrival of television in the southeast of South Australia, the region has farewelled analogue broadcasting, ABC News reports. A ceremony in Mount Gambier today marked the switch-off of 21 analogue television transmitters across regional South Australia and in Broken Hill. The change means people must have digital set top boxes …

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