Government Labelling Scheme
In April 2009, the government released a new labelling scheme for digital television devices, to help people buy the correct equipment in the transition from analog to digital television. This is unrelated to the Freeview labelling endorsed by the major commercial and public broadcasters and may add to existing confusion between Freeview and Digital TV.
Televisions will have the following labels:
- Digital TV Capable - for analogue TVs which require a set top box
- Digital TV Ready (Standard Definition) - for TVs able to receive SD broadcasts
- Digital TV Ready (High Definition) - for TVs able to receive HD broadcasts
Freeview devices meet the High Definition Digital TV Ready standard, in addition to the other Freeview standards.
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