In the UK, the terrestrial switchover started in October 2007 and is scheduled to end in 2012 (the Channel Islands are expected to switch in 2013). Each television region will have its analogue broadcasts switched off at a certain time between these dates. The process is co-ordinated by an independent body, Digital UK.
17 October 2007 (BBC2 Analogue, Multiplex 1 Digital)
14 November 2007 (Remaining Analogue & Digital)
‡ These transmitters will carry the three PSB (public service broadcasting) multiplexes 1, 2 and B in their current form. When the rest of the region switches in Q4 2008, these three transmitters will switch to 64QAM transmission mode on multiplexes 1 and B. Multiplex B will carry Five (TV) from this point, when it will be known as "PSB3".
6 November 2008
18 June 2009
Q4 2009 The entire Granada region will switch to digital in this quarter, when the Winter Hill transmitter and its dependent relays, serving Lancashire, Merseyside, Greater Manchester and Cheshire, are converted.
¹ Provisional, subject to agreement by local government.
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