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Digital Broadcasting: North East

Volume 474: debated on Tuesday 1 April 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport what progress has been made on preparations for digital television switchover in the North East region. (197260)

Digital UK is the body charged with communicating with the public and co-ordinating the technical works to upgrade the terrestrial television network to digital. Digital UK operates both national and regional information campaigns. A communications campaign dedicated to the Tyne Tees region, as well as work to upgrade the television transmitters serving the Tyne Tees region, will commence in 2010 to enable the switch to digital to be completed in 2012.