Help for Montrose residents with mobile-related TV interference

Montrose householders are being warned that the current upgrading of mobile networks in the town could interfere with TV reception.

Thursday, 23rd September 2021, 11:27am
Help for Montrose residents with mobile-related TV interference
TV reception can be affected by the upgrading of mobile phone networks.

Symptoms could include intermittent sound, blocky images (pixelation) or loss of TV signal.

Free support is available from Restore TV, which ensures people can continue to enjoy free-to-view TV when mobile is upgraded in their area. It provides help to anyone experiencing interference to services caused by mobile signals.

It also offers additional support for people who are 75 or older, are registered blind or partially sighted or receive any of the following benefits: personal independence payments (PIPs); attendance allowance; constant attendance allowance or War Pensioner’s Mobility Support.

Ben Roome, CEO, said: “We know just how important TV is to inform, entertain and provide welcome company. Restore TV exists to ensure we all can continue to access free to view TV as mobile services are improved across the country.

“If you see new TV interference, we’re on hand to help you resolve the issue. We can send a Restore TV filter, free of charge, for you to fit between your aerial lead and TV or set-top box to remove mobile signals and allow you to watch free to view TV as normal. Full instructions are included, and we can provide further advice online and by phone if needed.

Cable and satellite TV are not affected but viewers with these services, who also watch free to view TV through an aerial, can receive a free Restore TV filter.

Any viewers who experience new interference to free-to-view TV can contact Restore TV on 0808 13 13 800 and find out more at

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