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By Edited Nov 13, 2013 0 0

A lot of nations primarily in Europe are experiencing changes in the state's TV broadcasting signal as of this moment. The tendency is to digitalize the old fashioned analog TV signal and this mordernization is affecting several of TV users who have to keep up to date to continue using their television. The analog signal was broadcast in a single frequency while the revolutionizing digital system is built on a discrete terrestrial solution allowing outstanding quality (HD) sound and images. The brand new DVB (Digital Video Broadcasting) signal is broadcast in either a MPEG2 or MPEG4 platform where MPEG4 is the latest.

A mordernization in TV signal, however, can't be easily completed. It involve a lot of high complexity alterations on the back end, but the most wide-ranging consequence to some extinct influences the television audience who are required to take action in order to see the digital television.

This writing will assist you decide if you need to do something and which options there are available.

First of all, who is affected?

- Those making use of an outdated antenna.

If you can count yourself amongst those, here is what you can (should) do in order to update your TV signal and complete the process of a TV digitalization:

1. Go buy a satellite dish! This is maybe one of the most radical actions you can take, but might also be the best. When you buy a satellite antenna you will no longer be reliant on any transmission updates, actualy, you will not ever agin have to worry about it. A satellite transmission is something very different and independent so when the national TV corporation decides to update its system within the coming years you will not be affected. Changing to a satellite, also gives you a wider selection of channels, enabling you to choose from a wider collection of TV channels from all over the planet as for an instance CNN, BBC, TV2 Sport and Fox.

2. Shifting to a cable dependent TV system. Although this option very often is limited to those who live in bigger building blocks with predecided solutions. This alternative would solve your problem.

3. Fibernet. This may not be an option for the majority, but certainly a supreme alternative.

4. Broadband. You can use your broadband web connection as your TV broadcasting connection. This network is digital to its core and it is actually possible to use it on your television.

5. Acquire a modernized LCD television. Most new TVs have inbuilt digital TV tuners; the only thing you should be aware of is the possibility of them not being MPEG4 compatible. If they just support MPEG2 you might have to update again later on possibly with an external adaptor.

6. Internet TV. Did you know you are able to watch tons of television channels online? Pleanty of major TV companies also broadcast live on the web.

7. Give up on the television! This is likely not the preferred choice for most of the TV audience, but is included here to display the seriousness of the topic. If you do not react you WILL lose your TV transmission. It is not like in the past where a bad signal ended with blurry pictures, the digital times are ruthless, it is everything or nothing.

8. Buy a DVB T Tuner. This is the natural solution for a lot of people in many states. The DVB T Tuner from Digital Video Broadcasting Terrestrial is an external television transmission tuner, permitting old TVs to show HD pictures. It does not need any fancy antenna or expensive equipment, the DVB T tuner is a little container you connect to and position next to your television and you are good to go. This is therefore the cheapest alternative for most. The only drawback is that you will need a DVB T tuner per TV in your family.

We hope you could use the overview given and that you are now able to take a well informed decision. The single thing left for you to do is to take action and solve this minor inconvenience before you are met with a black display.



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