Which areas might experience Freeview disruption?

We identify homes at risk of experiencing disruption to their Freeview from 4G at 800 MHz and contact them by post at least three weeks before a nearby mast is activated.

  • London and areas around the M25, including Slough, St Albans, Guildford. In parts of south east London.
  • Birmingham
  • Bradford
  • Brighton
  • Bristol
  • Coventry
  • Dudley
  • Edinburgh
  • Glasgow and Paisley
  • Leeds
  • Leicester
  • M4 Corridor
  • Manchester
  • Merseyside
  • Newbury
  • Newcastle upon Tyne
  • Northern Ireland
  • Nottingham
  • Sheffield
  • South Wales
  • Swindon
  • Areas and towns in Surrey, West Sussex, East Sussex, Wiltshire, Hampshire and Kent
  • York

This is only an indicative list. Please be aware that the majority of viewers who receive a postcard from us will not experience any disruption to their Freeview service from 4G at 800 MHz.

If you do not live near any of the cities, towns or areas listed, then any Freeview disruption is not due to 4G at 800 MHz. If you think your Freeview might be disrupted due to 4G at 800 MHz, please call us or fill out an enquiry form on our Contact Us page.

Digital UK provides advice on Freeview TV and can help you retune your equipment. There is an online guide to retuning your TV equipment here, along with details on how to contact Digital UK, should you need to.