[LINK] Freeview Launches In Australia

Richard Chirgwin rchirgwin at ozemail.com.au
Wed Nov 26 13:07:10 AEDT 2008

I think, on the HD digital channels, the Freeview members have agreed to
synchronise their ad breaks and provide electronic program guides ...


Jan Whitaker wrote:
> At 10:18 AM 26/11/2008, Michael Still wrote:
>>> Damn. I was expecting my life to be transformed.
> Can someone give a potted definition of Freeview please? I saw the 
> flashy ad on TV 7 this week and couldn't make heads or tails of what 
> it was. I haven't bothered going to the website after all the hubbub 
> about it on Link. I'm not going to sit to wait for graphic of words 
> to load on my computer. That's just daft.
> They say it's free to air. How is it different from HD set-top box? 
> Is it just rebranding of something that's already happening? Is it 
> the enablement of the extra channels that the networks have been 
> sitting on? What the h is it?
> jan
> Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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