When Freeview is fully up and running, they will then be able to receive the following channels for free:
BBC Three - the BBC's youth-oriented channel which is due to launch in early 2003. Until then, BBC Choice will feature.
BBC Four - a "highbrow" culture and current affairs channel that has its own world news bulletin as well as world cinema, concerts, discussion shows and documentaries.
ITV2 - ITV's second channel that has shown programmes complimenting ITV's main channel, such as Survivor: Raw, imports like The Late Show with David Letterman, and extra sports coverage.
S4C (Wales only) - Welsh sister channel of Channel 4 with Welsh-language programming.
BBC News 24 - continuous news channel.
Sky News - continuous news channel.
ITV News Channel - continuous news channel. Used to be known as the ITN News Channel.
Sky Sports News - continuous sports news channel.
UK History - a new channel to meet the growing demand for history shows on TV, drawing on the BBC's extensive archive.
CBBC - BBC children's channel for six to 13-year-olds featuring Newsround, comedy, drama, factual shows and Blue Peter spin-offs.
Cbeebies - BBC channel for children under six. Includes favourites like Teletubbies and Tweenies, a story hour and the BBC's first pre-school drama.
UK TV - Lifestyle programmes, launching in January.
BBC Parliament - live coverage of proceedings in the House of Commons and House of Lords.
F tn - Flextech Television Network. A new general entertainment channel, launching in January.
The Hits - A music channel provided by Emap, the company behind Smash Hits, Q and Kerrang!.
The Music Factory - Another music channel, this time provided by MTV.
The Community Channel - the UK's first charity television channel, focusing on different campaigns and encouraging the public to "turn viewing into doing".
S4C2 (Wales only) - live coverage from the Welsh National Assembly. Already on DTT in Wales.
Sky Travel - offering holiday deals and programmes about destinations.
QVC - shopping channel.
TV Travel Shop - offering holiday deals.
BBCi - interactive television and text, such as the Wimbledon Interactive service that lets viewers choose which court they watch.
Teletext Interactive digital text service.
Seven BBC radio stations - 1Xtra, 6 Music, BBC 7, Radio Five Live, Five Live Sports Extra, and the Asian Network - plus the World Service.
Five commercial radio stations - Smash Hits!, Kerrang!, Kiss, Oneword and Jazz FM.
The BBC has promised that because there will be fewer channels than there were on ITV Digital, each will have a stronger signal - reducing problems with interference.