recommended installers

Rockhampton (Qld)
Rockhampton Antenna & TV Service
Contact: Jeff Wade
Phone: 0456 772886

Sunshine Coast (Qld)
TV & Antenna Service
Contact: Michael Eaton
Phone: 0402 728917

Latrobe Valley (Vic)
Grant Coutts Antennas
Contact: Grant Coutts
Phone: 0403 836798

Townsville (Qld)
Townsville Antenna & TV Services
Contact: Rowan Taylor
Phone: 0402 211038

TravelSat Australia 
TravelSat Australia
Contact: Michael O’Regan
Phone: 0457 211 833

television broadcasters

The Special Broadcasting Service launched their digital channel SBS TWO on 1 June 2009. SBS TWO’s programs include world film and drama, documentaries, international news and sport. SBS TWO will also screen some shows from SBS ONE at different times.

Seven Network —
Seven and 7TWO are free-to-air channels broadcast in Standard Definition. Seven Network launched 7mate, broadcast in High Definition only, in September 2010.

Nine Network —
Channel Nine currently broadcasts digital to major metropolitan areas. Nine introduced GO! a digital-only channel in August 2009. Nine GEM, broadcast in High Definition only, was launched in September 2010.

Network TEN —
Network Ten launched their digital High Definition channel, ONE, in March 2009. The new channel broadcast a number of sports programs, including prime-time AFL matches. The new ONE channel is also available in Standard Definition.

Southern Cross Broadcasting —
Southern Cross Broadcasting is one of Australia’s leading cross media companies. The group’s television services broadcast throughout the regional areas of New South Wales, Queensland, Victoria, Tasmania, South Australia and Northern Territory.

WIN Television Network —
WIN Television is the world’s largest privately owned regional television network reaching more than 5.2 million viewers across Australia.

useful links

Australian Government Digital Ready -
This Federal Government website contains a range of tools and resources available to help you make the switch to digital TV. The Digital Ready website and Digital Ready Information Line 1800 20 10 13 are a good first point of call for information about Digital Switchover, including information for property owners, managers and renters.

Viewer Access Satellite Television (VAST)
Viewer Access Satellite Television (VAST) will provide digital television to viewers in remote areas of Australia who currently rely on analogue services from the Optus Aurora platform; as well as viewers who are unable to receive digital TV through their normal antenna because of issues relating to local interference, terrain or distance from the transmitter in their area.

Subscription television providers

AUSTAR (MyStar) —
All the channels on AUSTAR channels are broadcast in digital. AUSTAR’s digital recorder MyStar provides subscribers with the free-to-air services available in their area.

FOXTEL is available through satellite and cable broadcast in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide, Canberra, Perth and regional Western Australia. FOXTEL retransmits the full suite of free-to-air channels via its cable service and most main channels via its satellite service.