Rating Summary based on 50 reviews
Advantages Extra variety of channels/programmes, not too expensive, it's the future!
Disadvantages Technical glitches, lots of poor channels and not that many good ones.
Advantages Portable piece of equipment
Disadvantages sometimes mosaics
Advantages We got the monthly subscription half price for a year and thats it
Disadvantages Rubbish compared to Sky Digital, some channels only when when they feel like it, most channels are rubbish, and you dont get as many as sky, picture quality isnt very good
Advantages cheap, extra channels, interactive features
Disadvantages not such a great choice of channels as Sky
Advantages No dish required.
Disadvantages Too few channels.Poor signal in many places.
Advantages No waiting for installation. No Dish. Can be up and running the same day you sign up if you pick up your set top box from a retailer. Clear, crisp pictures and sound. Good quality channel line up, with unique service such as Internet access. Pay-per-view.
Disadvantages Can require an aerial upgrade if it is damaged or old.
Advantages Easy to set-up, swift delivery, no major installation required
Disadvantages Misleading customer service, unreliable reception, lack of quality channels, possibilty of hidden extra costs
Advantages Relatively simple set up as long as it works on your aerial
Disadvantages Less channels than Sky. Recording fiddly. Reception and available channels are a "lottery"
Advantages can cherry-pick channels
Disadvantages unless you mix with another service it can be expensive
Advantages Digital Channels through your aerial. You won't find ITV & ITV2 with Sky Digital
Disadvantages Less channels when compared to Sky. Subscription rates.