How do you get Freeview TV?

Is Freeview Free? Yes, in terms of access to the Freeview platform. You access it via a terrestrial TV aerial unlike other paid Digital TV services- Sky or Virgin. While Freeview is essentially ‘free’ and no subscription is required, you need to keep in mind that you are still required by law to have a…

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How to Improve your Television Reception

There is nothing more frustrating than poor TV reception! You are in the middle of your favourite Soap opera or your favourite football team are playing and it’s 0-0 with 5 minutes left to go. Then…. the picture pixelates and freezes and the audio start popping. How frustrating! Why is this happening? Why does it…

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Freesat Vs. Freeview: Which One Is Best?

Are you are interested in buying one of the latest digital TV systems? You may have already started to ask whether Freeview or Freesat is best? We are here to give you information on each system to help you make a more informed decision. Quite often the decision is made based on how good the…

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Common Issues With Digital TV Signals

Why does my Digital TV keep losing signal? You are watching TV enjoying your programme and you notice the picture seems to freeze and a message appears in the middle of the screen saying, ‘weak or poor signal’- then it appears to right itself for a while.  Do you notice this on all channels or…

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Choosing the Right Antenna for a TV Aerial Installation

How do I choose the correct TV Aerial? This is a question I get asked often, what is the best antenna for Digital TV aerial installation in Manchester?  Like many things there is no one straight answer as it depends on a lot of factors. Let’s discuss some of those factors that would help determine…

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Buying a New TV in 2021 – What to Look Out For

Buying a new TV in 2021 may be a bit of a minefield for shoppers. Sony and Microsoft both released new games consoles in late 2020, and as a result TVs are evolving. This is to make sure their features are compatible with the changing landscape of devices. You may have purchased a PS5 or…

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Do We Still Need TV Aerials in 2021?

We’re living in an era where streaming is becoming the dominant way people consume media. Netflix, Amazon Prime, Disney+ and even YouTube are now offering a legitimate alternative to traditional TV. In fact, many TV companies are creating their own streaming channels, such as HBO Max, Brit box and Peacock. Such services used to be…

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The Reason Why TV Aerials Are Installed On Roofs

If you have ever wondered why TV aerials Manchester typically install television antennas on chimney stacks, roofs, or high up on a wall, usually best for large aerial masts. Read further about everything thrilling detail you should know about TV aerials. Radio and TV aerials will both receive a signal from a land-based transmitter, which…

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Digital TV Aerial Installation in a loft

There seemd to be a new build estate being constructed in almost every borough of Manchester at the moment. This is good news to us Aerial Fitters, because with new build properties the builder will more often then not refuse to install a TV aerial in the loft or anywhere else on the house, leaving…

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