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Do You Need a Set Top Box? Australia is Getting More Free to Air Channels

As you are aware we already have ABC1, SBS One, Seven, Nine, and Ten which have been broadcasting in digital spectrum since January 1, 2001. When digital television launched on 1 January 2001, the majority of households did not know of or were unable to buy a set top box in order to receive the signal. Read More


Set-Top Box Or Not? - Are You Digital Ready Australia?

Australia is set to go digital. Analogue television signals will be phased out and replaced by digital between 2010 & 2013 (this will happen at different times in different areas of the country). Read More


Choosing a Set Top Box Like The WD TV Live Plus or Apple TV

A number of set top boxes are becoming popular for video watching on the television. Two of the more affordable boxes are something many should look into. These are the Western Digital WD TV Live Plus and the very popular Apple TV. [Read More]


Digital Set Top Boxes in Australia Explained

During the period 2010 to 2013 a huge transformation will take place in Australia's broadcasting capability. Analogue television signals will be phased out and replaced by digital. This has prompted a lot of questions for consumers with many concerned they will have to pay large amounts of money to have equipment that is digital compatible. But the truth is that from a consumer point of view the transition will be affordable and the benefits immense. Read More


Set-Top-Box Quandary - Let Market Forces Rule

As part of the Broadband Stimulus Plan, the FCC issued a Public Notice: Comment Sought On Video Device Innovation NBP Public Notice # 27 on December 3, 2009 to spur innovation within the set-top-box market currently being served by individual Cable & Telecom companies as monthly rentals to consumers. First, these providers have invested heavily in their own versions of set tops which interface their products with consumers for a wide variety of enhanced services. [Read More]


Set-top Box

This term describes a specialised computer which translates incoming digital signals into a form suitable for viewing on a standard television set. The source of the signals could be a digital satellite or terrestrial broadcast, a cable television channel or a video-on-demand programme sent down a telephone line. Read More


Advantages of an Android TV Box - Things to Know

An Android TV box is just like a smart phone. With a television running the Android operating system, it is easy to load and uninstall software, programs, games and other services. Quite frankly, Android TV boxes present a new generation of set-top boxes which is unlike traditional television sets. Android TV offers users with a wide range of smart TV solutions. It's simple. You get more entertainment and more education solutions than with a traditional TV. Read More