Landmark in TV history as analogue signal ends


The analogue TV signal in Northern Ireland has been switched off, completing the UK's transition to digital broadcasting.

The Olympic gold medallist Dame Mary Peters turned off the last of the old style signals just before midnight, ending a TV era lasting over 70 years.

Mark Simpson reports.

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