Freeview boxes stop working in North UK


From 1st July 2008, some older digital terrestrial set-top boxes will not work in the STV Central (Scottish), STV North (Grampian), Ulster, Tyne Tees and Border TV regions because of transmitter changes.

A report in the UK's Weekly Trade update - - has revealed that from 01 July 2008 some older Freeview set-top boxes will not operate in parts of Northern UK owing to transmitter changes.

The set-top boxes affected are the Daewoo DS608P, the Labgear DTT100, Triax DVB2000T and the Portland DP100. Also affected are the Daewoo SV900 and Bush IDVCR01 combined set-top boxes and video recorders.

Owners of Daewoo, Portland and Bush branded digital boxes should call one of the following numbers for further assistance: Daewoo & Portland: 0870 100 2525. Bush: 0871 230 1777.

SOURCE: - 1 July, 2008