These move is are part of a national retune program that will free up broadcasting spectrum for new services such as mobile broadband. For Hobart and surrounding areas, the retune will occur after 5am on October 30. Some viewers in the New Norfolk area may also have retuned earlier this year if they receive their signals from the Shepherds Hill tower.
Viewers in New Norfolk may experience interruptions to ABC and SBS between midnight and 5am on October 30 due to work being conducted on the local distribution network, specifically at Hobart, in preparation for the retune of television services.
There may be temporary disruptions to all TV services on the retune day and the following day due to work being conducted at the transmission site.
For more information about the retune, scheduled outages, or to sign up for an SMS or email reminder, visit the retune website or call the Digital Ready Information Line on 1800 201 013, 8am to 10pm, seven days a week.