FREEVIEW Tv Aerials – Installed By Professionals
Freeview is provided FREE of any monthly charges and boasts FREE HIGH DEFINITION VIEWING!
What is Freeview?
Freeview is a free digital TV service.
How much does it cost?
To get Freeview there is a one-off payment for the digital box or digital TV, there is no monthly subscription. Standard digital boxes start from around £20. Integrated digital TVs (iDTV), that have Freeview built-in, are available from around £150.
What equipment do I need?
You will need to get a digital box or digital TV recorder which will work with your existing TV. Or alternatively you can get an iDTV which has Freeview already built in.
Freeview+, Freeview’s digital TV recorder, allows you to record one channel whilst watching another, pause live TV and record your favourite programmes at the touch of a button
How is Freeview installed?
Freeview equipment can be self-installed (or you can contact us). You connect your digital box to your existing TV and rooftop aerial. Or just connect the digital TV direct to your rooftop aerial. In some cases your aerial may need upgrading.
How many channels will I get?
With Freeview most people will receive over 40 TV channels; some people around 15, depending on where you live. These are also subject to regional variations, including E4, ITV2, BBC Three and CBeebies, and the service includes over 20 free digital radio stations and interactive services through the remote control red button.
Does Freeview offer an HDTV service?
Yes. Most of the country will receive HD when their region switches to digital. The HD service is subscription-free but you will need a Freeview HD digital box or Freeview+ HD digital TV recorder and connect it to an HD ready TV set.
What can I watch in Freeview HD?
Freeview HD will give viewers access to four subscription-free (HD) channels from the public service broadcasters (BBC, ITV, and Channel 4), in addition to up to 40 Freeview channels in SD.
What other services does Freeview offer?
Many digital boxes and digital TVs have a parental lock facility which enables you to control which channels can be viewed.
Does Freeview offer any accessibility features?
There is subtitling. Some boxes also offer audio description and some boxes offer text to speech services.
A TYPICAL FREEVIEW TV AERIAL INSTALLATION FROM TEC SATELLITES & AERIALS INCLUDES:1 High Quality Tv Aerial Fully Galvanised & Aluminium fitting kit High Grade double shielded copper coax Aerial cable All entry and exit holes sealed Full professional installation using the latest Tv aerial alignment equipment Lifetime Warranty
Tv Aerial Installation £169.99
Tv Aerial Service £69.99
Additional rooms £49.99
What your engineer will do:
New aerial installation
- Supply, install and align a new high quality aerial suitable for local reception of digital TV
- Supply and install suitable galvanised mounting brackets and mast (up to 10ft), replacing any existing if required.
- Supply and install a single surface-mounted downlead of up to 15m, clipped or otherwise neatly attached to the wall.
- Drill a single entry hole through the wall, downward sloping from in to out where possible and sealed after installation.
- Check signal through current equipment
- Realign current aerial if needed
- Replace/install any one of the following if needed:
- 1 or 2-way amplifier
- Single cable run
- Bracketry and/or mast
- Any further replacements or installs may cost extra
- Test the signal strength and then connect and tune a Freeview box or TV to the downlead and give you a demonstration of the key features of the digital service
- All parts used in the installation are guaranteed for 12 months from installation.
What’s not included:
Freeview TV or set-top box
More than one connection. Further connections may be possible on-site; please ask for details at time of booking.
Moving any sockets, whether power, telephone or other, or changing any cabling that was put in by someone else like Sky or BT.
Moving fittings, fixtures or heavy items of furniture
Specialist access (e.g. hoists, cranes, road closures), fitting to three storey properties, extended cable runs, signal filters, amplifiers or distributors
Applies to mainland UK and domestic properties only. Restrictions may apply to listed buildings or buildings in conservation areas. You must own the property and/or have suitable permission for the installation as appropriate. Please check you are in freeview area before ordering by visiting www.digitaluk.co.uk.
On the day
If, for any reason, your engineer is late getting to you (e.g. stuck in traffic or an over-running job), we’ll call to let you know. You’ll then have the option of re-booking if the later time isn’t convenient.
Once the engineer is finished, you’ll be asked to sign to say the work has been completed to your satisfaction.
At some point, we may also give you a call to find out what you thought of the service – but of course you don’t have to leave any feedback if you don’t want to.
Getting in touch
If you’ve got any questions – or need to change or cancel your appointment – just give us a call on 0333 456 1041 (8am to 8pm Monday to Saturday, 10 – 4pm Sunday).
Please remember to give us at least 24 hours’ notice if you need to cancel or change your appointment to make sure you’re not charged a cancellation fee.