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Since the digital switchover in 2012, we now have access to more TV channels at home than ever before, making television one of the nation’s favourite ways to wind down after a long day.

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Tv Tonys

Aerial & satellite dish installation

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we are a tv aerial and satellite specialist with over 38 years experience,with over 1 million satisfied customers. All our customers receive a ten year guarantee.

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Reviewed by Keith on 4/11/2018

Tony turned up when he said he would and got straight on with the job. He sorted all my problems out and I'm very happy with the results. Would use again.

We offer complete construction and landscaping services.More of our work can be seen at:.cnconstructionscouk

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Reviewed by Anouk on 11/11/2018

Quick and effiencent. Great job. I would recommend.

We provide a professional service designed especially for your digital TV requirements. We are located centrally to Nottingham and Derby servicing both cities. Providing installations for Freeviiew, Youview, EE TV , BT Vision, Sky and Freesat and more..

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Reviewed by Roger on 22/10/2018

Excellent service. very professional, took about an hour to replace the cable with a new cable and wired it into my kitchen. very pleased with his work would recommend him to any one requiring work on tv aerials.

Lothian Communications offers a first class, one stop service for everything Sky, Freesat, Freeview, Aerial and Satellite. Phone, Broadband, Data and TV Wall Hanging services. Cable management solutions. Keeping you in the picture since 2005.

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Reviewed by jim on 6/11/2018

I am totally delighted with completed job. Stephen was 1st class from start to finish. 3 aerial cables and phone line at very reasonable cost and all clean and tidy finish. A pleasure to do business and easy to speak too. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED. MANY THANKS.

I am a small business specialising in all aspects of televisual installations and home security within a 40 mile radius of glasgow. All work is carried out personally by myself to the highest possible standard and carries a minimum 1 year warranty.

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Reviewed by Matt on 17/10/2018

Once we'd sorted dates out he was on the case and very helpful.

M B PROPERTY SERVICES

Aerial & satellite dish installation

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I am a plumber/general builder with over 16 years in the building industry. I cover all types of work from kitchen/bathroom installations, plumbing, electrics, tiling, ect all my work is guaranteed

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Reviewed by Monica on 14/11/2018

Matt was absolutely brilliant! He came in as promised, he advised me what was the best option for the job, and he left the job done in no time. I can totally recommend him!!

The Tele Man

Aerial & satellite dish installation

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The Teleman is a family run firm specialising in the installation and wall mounting of Tv's the fitting of Aerials and satellite systems. We pride ourselves on our attention to detail and customer service.

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Reviewed by Matthew on 6/11/2018

Very good service.

2009 digital engineer of the year awarded at Birmingham town hall. Freeview aerial and satellite experts.RDI registered and 4G LTE qualified.

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Reviewed by claire on 21/10/2018

Darren arrived on time ,11 am on a Saturday morning.very polite showed I'd card completed job which I was very satisfied with.I was very satisfied with the price £120 for a new TV aerial fitted to 2 points . I would recommend Darren to my family and friends.?

We are fully compliant with BS7671 & are guided by IET regulations to ensure we deliver the most accurate & up-to-date information possible. We follow all electrical safety regulations. Outstanding knowledge of commercial & residenstial installations.

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Reviewed by jack on 16/10/2018

serious and professional. very good job. to be recommended.

A fully Insured 5 star rated business, i have been awarded these stars because of my customers complete satisfaction, this is what I always strive to meet. Quality of workmanship, constant communication and a 100% after care service, are always to the forefront.

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Reviewed by Cassandra on 30/8/2018

Very friendly and professional. Each step of the work was explained clearly before anything was started and the work was carried out quickly and efficiently with great attention to quality and detail.

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Aerial & satellite dish installation specialists - what you need to know

If you find that your viewing experience is often interrupted by interference, or you don’t think that your TV is picking up all the channels available to you, then you might require the services of an aerial and satellite dish specialist.

You should expect your TV aerial to last a good 10-20 years before it needs replacing, but if you’re having problems with your TV signal before then, your aerial could have been damaged or may need realigning or moving to a location where the signal is stronger.

You might also want to install new aerial connections in rooms where there previously wasn’t a TV.

Signs of TV signal disruption

The signs and symptoms of television signal disruption are all too common. If you frequently find your favourite show being interrupted by pixelation, clicking noises, picture freezing, missing audio or complete loss of picture then you’re likely to be suffering from some loss of signal.

You can check the quality of the signal at your address and a full list of the channels that you should be receiving on the Digital UK website’s coverage checker.

Common causes of bad television signal

If your TV picture suddenly becomes grainy or crackly then first make sure that it’s not a temporary problem caused by bad weather. During a storm, on occasion, you may experience some interference with your television’s signal. 

If you’re having problems with your television’s picture on a regular basis though, this isn’t normal. An aerial and satellite dish specialist will be able to identify the cause of the issue and resolve it for you.

Common causes of bad TV signal are:

  • Old or damaged cabling.
  • Aerial misalignment.
  • Aerial damage.
  • Physical barriers like trees or buildings.
  • External or internal signal interference from radios, mobile phones or baby monitors.
  • Interference from household devices.

What are signal boosters/amplifiers and splitters used for?

Amplifiers and splitters can be installed where appropriate during a full aerial or satellite dish installation, added later when required or installed to rectify an issue.

Splitters – splitters are used to connect multiple TV sets to the same aerial.

Signal boosters/amplifiers – amplifiers are used to connect multiple TV sets to the same aerial when a stronger signal is required. An amplifier or signal booster may be more appropriate when signal is being lost because the TVs being connected require a lot of cabling.

Your aerial and satellite dish specialist will be able to advise you on whether you would benefit from a signal booster. In some instances when a splitter is in use, poor picture quality can be rectified simply by adding a signal booster rather than replacing the whole aerial.

When does my aerial or satellite dish need replacing?

Bad TV signal doesn’t always mean you need your aerial or satellite dish replacing.  Sometimes issues can be fixed by moving something in the home to reduce interference, adding a signal booster/amplifier or replacing damaged cabling.

However, your aerial will need to be replaced if it’s not suitable for your location or when it becomes old or damaged. Aerials and satellite dishes aren’t one-size-fits-all, and  sometimes the wrong type has been installed on a property for many years.

Your aerial and satellite dish specialist will be able to check that you have the correct equipment for your requirements.

Cost of aerial and satellite dish installation

The cost of the job can vary quite significantly dependent on a number of factors, including whether you require a replacement aerial or a new full installation.

The cost of simply replacing your aerial or dish can vary from about £50 to £140 dependent on where in the country you live, and the quality of the replacement installed.

If you require a full installation of either an aerial or satellite dish then this is a more time consuming and costly job. You should expect to pay between £120 and £300 for a full installation which will include fitting your aerial, pole, cabling and extra socket.

The variation in price for the full installation is dependent on:

  • Your location.
  • Length of aerial pole.
  • Amount of cabling required.
  • Whether amplifiers or splitters are required.

The qualifications your tradesperson needs

Your tradesperson should be a fully qualified CAI (Confederation Aerial Industries) certified aerial installer, or be registered with the RDI-LB (Regional Digital Installer Licensing Body).

If they’re registered with one of these bodies you can rest assured that:

  • They have undergone a criminal check.
  • Are certified to work at heights.
  • Have public liability insurance (you can ask to see evidence of this).

The CAI also regularly assess members to ensure that they are delivering work of a high standard.

Planning permission for aerials and satellite dishes

If you rent a property, always check with your landlord before having a TV aerial or satellite dish replaced or installed.

If the work is being carried out on a property you own, then whether you need planning permission is dependent on:

  • Whether the property is in a designated area.
  • Whether you already have multiple aerials on your property.
  • The size of the aerial being fitted,

Please check the full guidance on planning permission for aerial installation.

Insurance for aerial and satellite dish installers

You should expect any tradesperson that you hire to be covered by public liability insurance.  Although rare, accidents can happen on the odd occasion and public liability insurance will cover any costs associated with accidental damage to your home.

Questions you should ask your aerial and satellite dish specialist

  • Do they have public liability insurance?
  • What brand of aerial would be installed?
  • Are they CAI certified or registered with the RDI-LB?
  • Is the work guaranteed and if so how long does the guarantee last?
  • How long have they been trading?

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