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Digital Television

Volume 454: debated on Wednesday 13 December 2006

To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport what steps she is taking to ensure that digital television coverage extends to (a) the whole of Blaydon constituency and (b) Crawcrook village. (109185)

The vast majority of households in those areas should be able to receive digital TV services via either digital satellite or digital terrestrial now.

At switchover, coverage of digital terrestrial television will be increased to substantially match that currently achieved by analogue services.