Residents in areas affected by major Freeview reception problems following a transmitter fire last August have been told to be aware of fake TV engineers.
The Bilsdale transmitter site went offline after a fire on 10th August. Since then, viewers across North Yorkshire, Teesside and parts of County Durham have had to endure loss of services and/or poor signal.
The two organisations are working together to raise industry standards in the aerial industry.
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Arqiva has enhanced the signal delivered by two of its relay transmitters in North East England. The company continues to fill in coverage gaps left by the loss of the original Bilsdale transmitter. Freeview signal improvement at Seaham and Sunderland relays means both sites can provide better coverage in homes affected.
Freeview will undergo its biggest channel reshuffle since 2020 around lunchtime on 26 January when dozens of channels will move to new positions in the channel list. Many of Freeview’s entertainment, lifestyle, factual and teleshopping channels will move to new channel numbers but most will simply move down one number on the channel list.
19th January 2022: Televes S.A has extended its European IRS Certification Scheme (EICS) certification, adding its new range of optical products as well as its wideband LNB.
Freesat 4K set top boxes are latest products to pass DTG testing and CAI’s European IRS Certification Scheme (EICS)
Leading TV platform, Freesat, has become the latest company to have satellite receivers pass the European-wide assurance scheme for TV and Satellite distribution equipment known as the European IRS Certification Scheme (EICS).
Its UHD 4X 500 and UHD X receivers passed the test specification, demonstrating the high quality of the Freesat set top boxes and their compatibility with other products that pass the EICS within an Integrated Reception System.
The first scheme of its kind, the EICS test specification provides ‘reassurance of end-to-end device compatibility, interoperability and robust RF performance within satellite and DTT distribution systems.'
As members increasingly diversify into new area’s including many that offer Audio Visual or Security products and installations, we’re pleased to be able to offer members access to 0% finance options for their customers when they are, or become, a TrustMark Registered Business via CAI.