FAQs

How much does a new TV aerial cost?

The price of a new TV will depend on the complexity of your requirements. Doddington Aerials & Satellites treat every customer as an individual; we take the time to analyse every job before we give a price. A quote is completely free of charge with no obligations; we will visit your home/site to survey the job, we then generate the most cost efficient solution. This will then be sent to you in a comprehensible format to ensure you can see exactly what you are being charged.

 

What area does Doddington Aerials & Satellites cover?

Although Doddington Aerials and Satellites is based in Brighton & Hove we carryout aerial and satellite work in the following regions; 

East Sussex; Brighton, Hove, Hangleton, West Blatchington,Portslade,Mile Oak, Lewes, Peacehaven, Withdean,  Patcham, Hollingbury,Coldean, Bevendean, Woodingdean, Rottingdean, Saltdean, Kemp Town and More

 

West Sussex; Southwick, Shoreham, Lancing, Worthing, Burgess Hill, Haywards Heath,  Littlehampton, Chichester, East Grinstead, Horsham, Crawley, Sompting, Broadwater, Goring, Durrington, East Preston, Angmering, Rustington, Findon, Patching, High Salvington, Poling, Steyning, Upper Beeding, Small Dole, Fulking, Poynings, Henfiled and More

Surrey: Reigate, Dorking, Leatherhead, Epsom and More

Do you install commercial TV aerial and satellite systems?

Yes, commercial aerial and satellite work can be carried to the highest standard. We are also fully certified IRATA rope access technicians; this means we are fully insured and qualified to use abseiling to access even the most complicated aerial and satellite work. You may have had a quote from another organisation that seemed expensive, this can be because expensive equipment is used rather than abseiling, and there are very few companies within the industry that have this valuable qualification like us. For Doddington Aerials and Satellites this is not a problem, we do not out source work or hire expensive equipment, we already have the skills and qualifications to complete even the most complex of jobs. Check out our video of a commercial TV installation here:

 

How much does a new TV aerial cost?

Doddington Aerials & Satellites treat every customer as an individual; we take the time to analyse every job before we give a price. A quote is completely free of charge with no obligations; we will visit your home/site to survey the job, we then generate the most cost efficient solution. This will then be sent to you in a comprehensible format to ensure you can see exactly what you are being charged.

 

Will Doddington Aerials & Satellites price match a quote I've been given by another aerial fitter?

We promise to do our best to match any like for like quote.

 

Sky won't install at my property, can you help?

Yes, we are part of Sky’s ‘Buddy’ scheme this means that we have been approved to install Sky. We can also install a number of other digital TV solutions too including, Freeview and Freesat. If Sky or other installations companies refuse to carryout an install at your property, because of height or the complexity of a job,  do not worry we can help you. We can use rope access techniques to access your property. Find out more by clicking on our abseiling tab.

 

 

What is Freeview TV?

Freeview is a digital TV Solution which will give you approximately 50 TV channels and 24 digital radio stations to choose from. There is no subscription for Freeview services.

 

What is Freesat TV?

Freesat is a digital TV solution which does not require any subscription, Freesat includes approximately 150 TV channels and radio stations to choose from.

 

Can you fix my aerial that's been damaged in the storm?

TV aerial storm damage is unfortunately a common problem. We will always do our best to fix any storm damaged aerial. If it isn't possible to salvage your aerial we will discuss the next best possible solution.

What is HD TV?

HD TV refers to high-definition television; this is a TV solution that has a revolutionary high picture resolution. HD TV offers a superior picture quality with more detail than traditional televisions. HD TV has become increasingly popular over the past couple of years and because of this the number of HD TV channels has risen.

 

Can you wall mount my TV?

Yes we do wall mount TV’s for customers, this is part of our core service. You do not need to have any aerial or satellite work carried out for us to wall mount your TV, to us you are still a valued customer.

 

Can I have TV, Freesat or Satellite TV in my caravan?

Yes, Doddington Aerials & Satellites are able to install Freesat satellite systems to caravans and mobile homes. The system we use once demonstrated is very easy to use, we will make sure you are happy with how it works before we leave your caravan or mobile home.

 

Can I receive Freeview TV at my home?

If you are thinking about having Freeview TV fitted and do not have a digital Freeview set-top box, we can firstly check that you are in a good coverage area using our equipment and then together workout the best solution for your needs and location.

 

What’s the best location and angle for my indoor TV aerial?

We would highly out door aerial in most circumstances however if you do have an indoor aerials then we find the best spot is usually in an attic space. If you would like more information please do not hesitate to call.

 

 

Where’s my nearest TV transmitter?

The main TV transmitter in the Brighton area is Whitehawk Hill and the other on the Isle of White. It is worth noting that the Freeview digital network currently covers 80% of the population due to a mix of high-power main transmitter and smaller low-power relay transmitters. If you are in an area that is not covered by Freeview there is always the option to have Freesat installed at your property.

 

What do I do if the picture on my TV is snowy/grainy/fuzzy?

If your TV’s picture is looking snowy/grainy/fuzzy this maybe a sign that you’re watching an analoguesignal and therefore need a new TV aerial. We are more than happy to visit free of charge to see how we can improve your picture.

 

What do I do if my TV picture is pixelating?

If your TV picture is pixelating this means that your Freeview signal isn’t strong enough. We would recommend a free no obligations survey to see how we can help you to improve the strength of your TV signal.

 

Why am I missing TV channels?

If you are missing TV channels this could be a sign that your aerial is not of high enough quality. Channels are broadcasted in groups also known as ‘mulitplexs’, therefore if you are missing multiple channels it is likely the multiplex has been effected by the strength of your signal. For more information please do not hesitate to call.

 

Can Doddington Aerials & Satellites repair my TV aerial? Can my TV aerial be fixed?

As well as offering a number of new aerial installations we will also do our best to repair or fix you existing TV aerial if it is saveable.

 

Can you repair or fix my satellite dish? 

We can repair or fix your satellite TV as we offer a number of fault finding services and effective solutions. Common problems with satellites include, movements of the satellite dish caused by wind and rusting of components.

 

How can I watch Sky TV in more than one room of my home at a time?

There are two ways to view Sky in more than one room. Firstly you can buy a Multiroom subscription, this involves having a second Sky box installed and allows you to watch two different Sky channels. Secondly you can have a magic eye installed. A magic eye is a small device that obtains power from the Sky box which enables the user to view and control the single box remotely; this means that all viewers of this single Sky box will be viewing the same picture.

 

Are you a Sonos installer?

Sonos is a really exciting technology that we love! We've even got at system at home. We can install Sonos at your home too!

What is Sonos?

Sonos is a wireless audio system, it's really easy to use and is ideal for both the home or in business such as bars, pubs and cafes. The Sonos system allows users to listen to different songs/radio stations at the same time in different parts of the home/building. It's a great way to compile all your CDs in one place. 

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