- Have you got Freeview? What is Freeview you may well ask. Well, according to www.Freeview.com.au, its the free digital television service, made up of all our free to view broadcasters including the ABC, SBS, Seven Network, Nine Network, Network Ten, and regional networks PRIME7, WIN Television and Southern Cross Television.
The aim of Freeview is to provide us with a broader range of digital TV, taking advantage of the digital technology by providing more channels and content.
Here’s what the new range of digital TV channels offers
ABC2 – ABC2 Entertains pre-schoolers weekdays from 9am to 6pm and 6am to 6pm on weekends. In the evening, ABC2 provides contemporary, edgier adult programming including comedy, drama and documentaries from home and around the world.
ABC3 – A commercial-free, dedicated kids channel created for 6-12 year olds.
ABC News 24 – Offers 24 hour, commercial-free coverage of national and global breaking news.
SBS TWO – Australiaâ€™s multicultural digital channel providing more of the worldâ€™s best stories, more world film and drama, documentaries, international news and sport.
7TWO – Brings you the very best of British television, comedies and movies.
7mate – Offers first-run comedies, reality and movies for the guys. Itâ€™s manâ€™s best friend.
GO! – An entertainment channel for the young and young at heart
GEM – A general entertainment and movie channel.
ONE – ONE offers premium sport, factual programs and movies, and action and adventure.
ELEVEN – A premium entertainment channel for the distinctly youthful.
In addition, SBS HD offers simulcast programming of SBS ONE in high definition (providing better picture and sound).
Community TV 31 also broadcast in Melbourne, and you’ll find some hidden gems on Ch31!
So if you havn’t gone digital yet, then this is what you’re missing out on. Make the switch to digital, and you’ll not only get a range of great new channels, but you’ll also get a better viewing experience.
If you need any help with your antenna system for a better digital TV solution, get in touch with Rick and the team at New Image Antennas. We have over 15 years experience and an approved antenna installer under the government’s digital switchover scheme.