Archive for the ‘Digital Switch Over’ Category

September 28th, 2012

Digital Switchover Countdown In Northern Ireland

Digital Switchover Countdown Continues In Northern Ireland

Digital Switchover In Northern Ireland

The Digital Switchover in Northern Ireland in fast approaching and as of today, September 28th, is just 12 Days away!

If you’ve not checked to see whether you require a new TV, Set Top Box or an Aerial Upgrade you’ll need to get your skates on as many providers are now very busy. If you are unsure, need advice or, require as many do to change secondary TVs in bedrooms, conservatories and kitchens please call 028 3755 1260, Email Us or Visit Us in-store. We can help!

Ask Digital Advice Centre

At Dalzells our staff have completed UK Digital’s Approved Adviser Accreditation to ensure that we can fully answer all your questions in addition to stocking a wide range of technology to help you through the Digital Switchover. Remember, once complete you’ll benefit hugely from a huge range of new interactive services, channels and even games! All from your TV!

To view some of our great TV Deals which are available to purchase straight away with Free Delivery across Northern Ireland.

Help Scheme

If you are in receipt of certain benefits, have certain disabilities, live in a care home or are over 75 you may be able to receive financial help with the Digital Switch Over in Northern Ireland. To learn more about the Help Scheme visit our helpful blog on it.

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January 13th, 2012

Digital Help Scheme Launches In N. Ireland

Help Scheme Launches In Northern Ireland

What Is The Help Scheme?

The Switchover Help Scheme has just been launched in Northern Ireland, this is an initiative to bring about a successful change to a Digital TV service in the UK. The Help  Scheme will offer everyone aged 75+ and those eligible disabled persons practical help to switch one of their TVs to a digital service before switchover on October 24th later this year.

Who Is Eligible?

Every eligible person in Northern Ireland will recieve a letter from the Switchover Help Scheme in the lead up to the switchover and it will offer them practical help to convert one of their TV’s to digital.

Some eligible people who take up the Help Scheme will pay £40 for the standard offer of assistance. For those eligible homes who also receive income related benefits the Help Scheme standard offer will be Free. Other persons entitled to help include:

  • - Those aged 75 or over
  • - Those who have lived in a care home for six months or more
  • - Those receiving (or are entitled) certain disability benefits
  • - Those registered as blind or partially sighted

What Will You Receive?

The BBC has selected Carillion Energy Services as its supplier to deliver the Switchover Help Scheme in Northern Ireland. They will provide the following services to those who are entitled:

  • - Help to choose the right equipment to convert one TV to digital
  • - The delivery of easy to use equipment to convert one of you TV’s for Digital and a demonstration of how to use it
  • - An approved installer to supply and install any necessary equipment such as an aerial, dish or set-top box
  • - A 12-month aftercare service which includes a free telephone helpline

Other digital options will be available at an additional cost.

Want To Know More?

For more detailed information on the Switchover Help Scheme please visit helpscheme.co.uk today.

People who need advice on switching to digital but can’t get or don’t want help from the Switchover Help Scheme, can get advice from Digital UK visit digitaluk.co.uk or call 08456 50 50 50. Further information is also available in the video below or in-store from Dalzells, your local Ask Digital Advice Centre.