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Radio Frequencies

Question for Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport

UIN 102808, tabled on 13 October 2020

To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, whether the clearing of the 700MHZ frequency has affected any services.

Answered on

22 October 2020

700 MHz Spectrum Clearance has now seen over 46 million viewers retuning their TVs. The contact centre has received over 297 thousand calls asking for advice or assistance which has resulted in over 41 thousand home support visits.

No negative impact upon the elderly has been brought to the attention of the programme. The only services that have seen a change was on Com 7/8.