Since it was established Freeview has become New Zealand's free-to-air digital television and radio service.
The channels you can receive via Freeview are:
· TV 2
· TV 3
· Maori Television
· TVNZ 6
· TVNZ 7
· TV3 PLUS 1
· Parliament TV
· Te Reo
· Chinese TV8
· Shine TV
· Radio NZ - National
· Radio NZ - Concert
· George FM
· Base FM
What do you need to get Freeview?
Like all satellite TV solutions Freeview requires the following equipment.
A Satellite Dish and Mount or UHF aerial
Digital satellite receiver
All of these components will be supplied at the time of install.
What is Digital TV?
Digital TV is the latest change to the way our television signals are broadcast.
If you have poor TV reception and don't wish to have Sky then Freeview is the ideal replacement
as there is no monthly fee for the service.
Freeview state the following Benefits of Digital TV:
Crisp, clear DVD quality pictures and sound delivered in a widescreen format
Improved reception, particularly in locations where it is difficult to get an analogue signal
More channels, many of which are not available on analogue television
Interactive features like the Freeview 8-day onscreen listings guide that lets you preview and browse the listings for the next 8-days.
What will it cost?
The satellite dish will cost $ 150 - $ 350 depending on your installation requirement.
Digital decoders cost from as little as $ 220 up to the high end receivers which are priced over $ 500.
While Decoders can only be used to display on one TV additional decoders can be supplied
if viewing is required in several locations.
Contact us to discus your options and you may be surprised how reasonable the one-off
charge for installation can be.