Mercenary traders are taking advantage of the confusion around the digital switchover to try to persuade consumers that they need to upgrade to expensive televisions to be ready for the analogue switchoff, a watchdog has found.
The BBC has brought back the test card as it looks to aid the digital switchover rolling out across Britain.
ExclusiveThe first major switchover from analogue television to digital has been accused of bringing 'madness and mayhem' to the Borders region by local television retailers.
The digital switchover moved onto a whole new phase on Thursday when the remaining analogue channels in the Scottish Borders region were switched over to digital.
The digital switchover started in earnest on Thursday, with Scottish Borders losing analogue BBC 2 at 12.31am.
Five has reached an agreement with the BBC to ensure that it is available as widely as the other three major terrestrial broadcasters through the digital switchover.
ExclusiveThe Help Scheme that chose Sky to provide the over 75s and vulnerable with help for the digital switchover has insisted that the satellite broadcaster’s free trial of Sky+ was within the guidelines set out by the government.