TV Aerials for Freeview
Digital Satellite Installers
RDI registered company Caterham CR3
Covering; CR3 Caterham, Whyteleafe, Chaldon, Woldingham, Croydon
and all surrounding areas
0800 652 9343
07501 505 902
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Freeview reception in the CR3 area
The CR3 area is provided freeview channels by the main London transmitter situated in Crystal Palace.
CR3 and the surrounding areas is in general what could be described as a fringe/poor reception area.
The closest main transmitter is situated at Crystal palace.
A main transmitter transmits the full array of available freeview channels. 78 + 5 HD. (Jan 2013)
There is a relay transmitter in Caterham, a relay transmitter would only provide the main digital freeview channels. 17 + 5 HD. (Jan 2013)
Whenever possible our first choice would be to use Crystal Palace transmitter but our advice would very much depend on exactly where you reside within the CR3 area.
Hills and trees both affect digital freeview reception so depending on where your property is in relation to the hills blocking the signals would sway our recommendations accordingly, there are some pockets of CR3 where we can go further afield for a clear freeview reception but this is rarely cost effective and therefore only rarely advisable.
Freeview reception has improved since the digital switchover and we have had a good rate of success gaining good reliable freeview reception on properties in the CR3 area where it was not possible pre-switch to achieve reliable analogue signals.
There will always be some pockets within the CR3 area where a reliable freeview reception is just not possible even with the largest of television aerial array’s, in these situations we would tend to recommend gaining reception from satellite as this can often work out cheaper than one of the larger aerial arrays.
Sky TV is one option or freesat from the BBC and ITV offer a good selection of subscription free channels.
As well as being registered digital aerial installers we are expert satellite dish installers and can often hide away the dish or gain a satellite reception where many others have failed.
Freesat the subscription free service from the BBC and ITV can be a cheaper option to some of the bigger aerial arrays that can be seen in the CR3 area
Our aerial engineers are also satellite installation experts and could help you decide the most reliable and cost effective solution if indeed you reside in a poor reception location.
Don’t forget, as well as TV aerials we can install dishes upon most roofs.
Our engineers when providing a free quotation would consider the options available to you and provide the most cost effective solution based upon your system requirements and budget.
Cable TV or Sky can provide a solution to your reception problems but with the continual subscription of between £20.00 – £40.00 per month and upwards for one room this can work out an expensive option to a TV aerial, this route can become a very costly especially if you have a few TVs to connect, compare these subscriptions to a one off payment for an aerial system and you would be quid’s in within a few months.
Freeview aerial installations
We supply and install freeview quality approved aerials for
Freeview, Freeview HD, Freeview + BT Vision and YouView services.
Most people are now familiar with the services that freeview provides and that if you have a TV or set top box with a built in HD tuner you would also get the freeview HD channels.
A freeview + receiver box would also allow you to pause, rewind and record live TV dependent on the receiver two or three channels can be recorded at the same time.
Similar to a freeview + receiver youview also has the added benefit of allowing seven day scroll back TV plus on demand TV, the youview website has full details.
You would need a good freeview reception and also an internet connection to gain the full benefit of freeview.
BT vision offers a great variety of channels which can add up to a fraction of the monthly subscription of cable or Sky TV.
BT vision subscription package’s start at around £6.00 per month, you can then add services or films on a pay per view basis, this flexibility tends to suit our customers that want to pay only for the films, on demand channels, shows or sports programme’s that they want to watch.
There is an all inclusive package available for those who want everything.
A TV aerial is required and some services are available to consumers within a BT infinity area only.
The BT has a website that gives full details of the services that BT vision offers.
Satellite services in the Caterham CR3 area
We supply a full range of satellite services in the Caterham area including: servicing and repairs of existing systems.
Digital approved quality materials
All aerials we supply are CAI benchmark standard and approved for Freeview reception.
Our engineering staff have the required qualifications to gain membership of the RDI.
When you choose us for your new installation or repair you know you are getting qualified experts.
All of our installers are directly employed by our company. We never sub contact out work.
Aerial repairs and Satellite Repairs
Our service charge includes inspecting your existing aerial or satellite and some labour for repairing a smaller fault without using new parts if this is possible.
Our vehicles do carry any parts that may be needed to allow us to fix the fault there and then.
When we undertake your repair, we will always advise you of the final cost if extra parts are needed to repair the fault as soon as we find what is the cause of the fault and then seek your approval before installing any replacement parts.
There are no nasty surprises when we present our bill.
We operate a transparent pricing policy, there are ‘No Hidden Extras’.
Aerial repair/service call, from £35.00 + vat + parts if needed
Satellite repair/service call, from £39.00 + vat + parts if needed
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Where could you install my dish?
Many areas of CR3 are now or are due to become conservation areas, your local council planning office will provide further information on future conservation planning if required.
Our general recommendation is to play it on the safe side and install dishes as if your street were already within a conservation area.
Our satellite dish installation teams are all special heights trained and equipped, insured, have the access equipment and materials needed to install your satellite dish to any secure fixing on your property including the roof or chimney.
We install European, freesat and Sky systems.
We are Sky independent installers. We offer a dish alignment and repair service to existing Sky customers even where Sky fitters can no longer access your dish. We can also sign up new Sky customers (same contract, same cost).
Money back guarantee
We are very confident that you will be delighted with your new
installation; however if for any reason you are not,
you could just call us and if requested, we would return,
remove our equipment and refund your money in full.
No Fuss – No Quibble – No Risk.
(sensible conditions apply)
All of our works are covered
by our written twelve months parts and labour guarantee.
Please take a look at some of the feedback
our customers have Kindly left us.
“Very efficient and easy to make appointment. Workmanship excellent. Very courteous staff who
carried out the job efficiently and informed me of what was needed. I would recommend them”
Feedback from: Julie Carol Caterham CR3, engineers Paul & Tom
New freeview aerial
“ Having been recommended to you by a neighbour I called and arranged a quote for my new aerial, the two men arrived as arranged and provided a quotation of for the work which I acepted and they installed it there and then. I am very pleased with the works, it was completed quickly and is a very neat job, they cleaned up after themselves and tuned in my new TV as well, like my neighbour I will also be recommending your services, it is so nice to find such a professional company”
Feedback from: Mrs Shaw Caterham CR3 engineers Paul & Tom
New freesat system
“Excellent service, friendly, polite, explained everything. Very efficient installation. I would recommend them.”
Feedback from: Jon Taylor Woldingham CR3, engineers Paul & Tom
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