Sabahans urged to switch to digital TV broadcasting before Oct 31

Last update: 21/10/2019

SANDAKAN, Oct 21  -- With just 10 days left before the closing of analog terrestrial television (TV) in Sabah, the State Broadcasting Department is urging the people of the state to switch to myFreeview Digital TV before Oct 31.

Its engineer Ahmad Fakhru Izzan Mamat said he believed some people in the state may have not yet switched from analog to digital broadcasting.

"Take advantage of this opportunity to get myFreeview digital TV decoder so that viewers can keep up with their favourite TV shows for free after Oct 31," he said when contacted here today.

According to Ahmad Fakhru, 11 TV transmission stations in Sabah will be closed by Oct 31.

He said RTM broadcast can also be viewed by downloading the RTM Mobile application or visiting on a smartphone or mobile gadget.

Through myFreeview digital TV broadcast, viewers can enjoy a variety of TV channels, radio and new applications such as online shopping, interactive learning through 15 TV channels including TV1, TV2, TV3, NTV7, 8TV, TV9, Al Hijrah and Bernama News Channel, as well as six radio broadcasts.