Tagged: Freeview

What's the future of TV in New Zealand? - Griffin's Gadgets

Peter Griffin Dec 01, 2010

The Government has kicked off a $13 million marketing campaign to encourage the 29 per cent of the country’s households still watching analogue TV to switch to digital services ahead of the planned shutdown of analogue transmissions in November 2013. Newspaper ad for Going Digital campaign For most of us, digital TV is taken for … Read More

TIVO review part 3 and final thoughts - Griffin's Gadgets

Peter Griffin Dec 13, 2009

I thought I’d wait a couple of weeks before posting the final part of my TIVO review and I’m glad I did as the extended period of use has thrown up some interesting developments. CASPA gathers steam Early in December, TIVO improved the range of on-demand content available for download via the CASPA service available via the box. That was … Read More


Peter Griffin May 30, 2007

Here's the deal: New Zealand rolls out digital TV, claiming that being years behind the rest of the world in doing so means we'll do it better, learn from the mistakes of others.So our Freeview consortium goes and accredits only two suppliers of satellite receivers, to the outrage of set-top box importers who want their own various boxes accredited. One … Read More