New Zealand television is going digital
The digital switchover began in September 2012. Going digital is
a new way of receiving your TV signal - if you don't have a digital
receiver, you'll be left in a world of static.
A digital signal can carry more information than the old
analogue network, which means it delivers better picture and sound
quality. It also lets broadcasters offer more channels and a range
of new services like on-screen TV guides.
Analogue is the way that we have received television signals
since television began. The old analogue television network will be
progressively switched off and replaced with a digital signal
between September 2012 and November 2013.
Going digital is easy with a Panasonic digital
All the Panasonic
VIERA TV models from 2009 and newer are fully FREEVIEW
compatible. However, if you would like to record your shows and
keep watching TV in HD at the same time, the Panasonic digital
recorders are the perfect solution for you.
Panasonic digital recorders have a digital
receiver built-in which means you will receive crystal clear
digital TV plus all the trimmings in one very smart box. A
Panasonic digital recorder lets you pause,
rewind* and play live TV. Plus, record an entire TV series at the
touch of a button.
The digital switchover comes with many benefits. Panasonic
offers you even more:
- Access to all Freeview channels
- Record two programmes at once
- 8 day Freeview guide
- Pause, rewind* and play live TV
- Record an entire TV series
- Record to internal and external* hard drive
- Plays Blu-ray*, DVD and CD discs
- Record to disc**
* Excludes DMR-XW390 model
** Excludes DMR-PWT500 or/and DMR-PWT530 model
View the below map to see when your region is scheduled to
Please note: Panasonic DVR products work on UHF
terrestrial technology, currently available to 86% of homes. To
check UHF coverage in your area, visit www.freeviewnz.tv/coverage
To find out more on the Government's Going Digital campaign