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Digital transmission changeover

Where a single date is given, that is the target for complete switch-off of analogue transmissions.

Australia
Progressively from 2010.

Austria
Progressively from March 2007.

Brazil
29 June 2016.

Croatia
2010.

Czech Republic
Domazlice will be the first region to switch off on 30 June 2007, in order to co-ordinate frequencies with Germany. Final target is 2010.

Denmark
31 October 2009.

Finland
Progressively from 31 August 2007.

France
Progressively between March 2008 (possible autumn 2007) and 30 November 2011.

Germany
Progressively between August 2003 and 2008.

Hong Kong
2012.

Ireland
2012.

Japan
24 July 2011.

Luxembourg
Progressively from 1 September 2006 to 2008/09.

Malaysia
2015.

Netherlands
Achieved on 11 December 2006.

New Zealand
Progressively from 2013 to 2017.

Norway
End of 2009.

Philippines
Progressively between 2010 and 2015.

Portugal
2012.

South Africa
Progressively between 1 November 2008 and 1 November 2011.

South Korea
2011.

Spain
Progressively between 2008 and 3 April 2010.

Sweden
Progressively between 19 September 2005 and 15 October 2007.

Switzerland
Progressively between March 2002 and October 2009.

Taiwan
Progressively between 2008 and 2010.

United Kingdom
The programme for phased completion of the switch to digital over-the-air broadcasting and end of analogue transmissions was announced by UK Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport Tessa Jowell on 15 September 2005. The changeover will be arranged according to the independent television regions as follows:

   
2008 2nd half Border
2009 1st half West Country  
2009 2nd half Granada HTV Wales
2010 1st half Grampian HTV West
2010 2nd half Scottish Television    
2011 1st half Anglia Central Yorkshire
2011 2nd half    
2012 1st half Carlton/LWT (London) Meridian
2012 2nd Half Tyne Tees Ulster

United States
17 February 2009.


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