Freeview Television

DTT (digital terrestrial television) also known as Freeview

Digital terrestrial TV (DTT) in the UK is delivered free to air by Freeview. You receive Freeview via an aerial and you can get it on its own, from Youview or as part of a subscription package from BT Vision or TalkTalk.


Typical DTT reception problems include picture break-up (pixelation) or freezing, clicking sounds, sound dropping out and no reception at all. You may also find that interactive services (red button) aren't working, channels are missing, or you're receiving channels from the wrong region.

This can be caused by a number of things:

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