What is 4G TV interference in Castleford? Has 4G TV interference in Castleford affected you? Well the New fourth-generation mobile services, known as 4G, have been switched on in Castleford – which may cause 4G TV interference to households that receive Freeview across Castleford. 4G gives people faster access to the internet on smartphones and tablets. However, there is a small chance that some 4G mobile signals transmitted at 800MHz will cause interference to Freeview, which is TV received via an aerial. 4G TV Interference Because 4G at 800MHz signals sit next to the frequencies used by Freeview, they can overload the receivers in TVs and set-top boxes causing 4G TV interference. Signs of interference are a loss of sound, pictures going blocky, freezing or the TV screen going blank or showing a ‘No Signal’ message. Fortunately, help is available. Set up under Government direction, a company called at800 offers free support to households that rely on Freeview for their TV to resolve 4G related interference problems so that viewers can keep enjoying their favourite programmes. It is funded by the UK mobile operators licensed to use the 800MHz spectrum for mobile services: EE, Telefónica UK (O2), Three and Vodafone. The company contacts households it predicts may be affected by the issue before 4G at 800MHz is switched on in Castleford. It also writes to businesses, councils, social housing departments, care homes, hospitals, schools and universities to advise what action needs to be taken. How You Get 4G TV interference in Castleford? The company also offers extra support for the elderly and those that receive disability premiums (income support). Ben Roome, chief executive officer of at800, said: “We want to ensure that people know it’s our role to fix Freeview interference caused by 4G at 800MHz, and that there’s no charge [...]
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