Freeview Approved Products

Freeview does not make, sell or install digital TV products, the products listed here have been tested & approved by Freeview to ensure compliance with technical standards specific to New Zealand digital free-to-air broadcasting.

TVs with Freeview built-in
Freeview® boxes
My Freeview® boxes

A digital receiver simply converts the digital signal into a form that’s suitable for viewing on your current analogue TV, providing crystal clear, digital quality pictures and sound.
All Freeview approved receivers have been fully tested and meet the following standards:

  • Easy to install
  • Automatically scan for new channels as part of the set-up process
  • 8 day on screen programme guide
  • Able to access interactive TV as it becomes available
  • Automatic over-the-air software upgrades
  • Tested for future developments
  • Warranty/service guarantee and support
  • Parental control feature

These are the minimum features on these products.

Freeview | HD Digital Receiver (works with UHF aerials)
Type: Freeview | HD Digital Receiver (works with UHF aerials)
Brand: HDBuddy
Model: HDBuddy
Support phone number: 0800 DTVSOL (388 765)
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