West Country switch-off dates announced

The Huntshaw Cross transmitter group, serving North Devon, will begin the transition from analogue to digital broadcasting on the 1st July 2009.
Shortly afterwards, on the 8th July 2009 the Redruth transmitter group, serving west Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly will start the switchover.
Finally the Caradon Hill transmitter group, serving Plymouth, parts of Devon and east Cornwall, will begin the switchover on the 12th August 2009.
Next year, five main TV transmitter groups in the West Country will switch to fully digital signals, making Freeview channels available across the whole region to nearly a million households.
Source: Digital UK press release
Item added: 8th July 2008