Improved Delivery Choice From BuyCleverStuff; Time Slots & Saturday Service

As we mentioned last month, with the news of our brand new website design, we promised to make your shopping experience even easier at BuyCleverStuff in 2017 – and that’s exactly what we are doing with our new “Select A Slot” service together with the option to select Saturday delivery.

We already offer a fantastic Free Next Day Mainland UK Delivery service (Monday-Friday) which can take place any time between 8am and 6pm, and for almost all customers are extremely happy with – just see read one of over 1000 reviews about our service and you’ll see that’s the case!

However, we know that the need to get your order for a more specific time is becoming more of a desire, so for a fantastic low price of £4.97 you can now choose for a guaranteed morning (8am-12pm) or afternoon (12pm-6pm) delivery time slot throughout Monday to Friday!

Not only that, but we appreciate that a lot of customers work during weekdays, so in addition, we’re offering a brand new Saturday morning delivery service.

For £19.97, take away any stress of worrying about leaving your items in a safe place if you’re out during the week or if you can’t get someone to be in on the day – simply select Saturday delivery in checkout, and between 8am and Midday your order will be delivered by our reliable courier service from UKMail.

We’ve even pushed back our order cut-off time giving you an extra hour to get those orders in to us – place your order by 3pm Monday to Friday and we’ll get it out on for delivery for next working day for free (mainland UK) or our new AM / PM service. The same applies for any Saturday morning service, place the order by 3pm on a Friday to get it with you for Saturday.

If you’re outside of mainland UK, we still have incredibly competitive international rates for delivery giving you a fast, reliable service so you can install home audio and visual products almost anywhere. For all information on exactly what you can expect from our delivery services, or if you’re unsure what services are available to you at BuyCleverStuff, visit our delivery information here.

So not only can you now Buy With Confidence, but you can buy with ease and convenience from BuyCleverStuff!

Norway To Switch Off FM Radio

Norway Becomes First Country To Switch Off FM Radio

Norway will become the first country in the world to start the process of switching off its analogue FM (Frequency Modulation) radio network to adopt the cheaper and wider covering DAB (Digital Audio Broadcasting), from this Thursday, 12th January 2017.

The move has attracted a lot of attention, and is splitting the opinion of many in the Scandinavian country. Over 70% of the country are now using DAB as their main source of radio listening.

DAB radio is considered to be a better alternative to FM; producing a better quality of audio and allows more channels to be available. However, in a recent poll, 66% of Norwegians felt the government is moving ahead with these plans too quickly – the two largest opponents being motorists and the elderly.

It is believed that two million cars on the road in Norway are not currently able to receive DAB radio, and a total of 15 million radios in homes, businesses and on sea vessels could be made redundant by the time the expected switch off is complete in five years.

Motorists are being advised to purchase new systems at an average cost of 4,000 Norwegian kroner ($464; £382), or adaptors at 1,500 Norwegian kroner ($174; £143).

Future Of FM In The UK

Interestingly, the UK Government has for a long time considered following the same route, with three national digital multiplexes already in operation – one for which holds BBC stations and two for commercial stations.

However, any potential decision to do this depends the listenership of DAB radio reaches 50%. Currently, that is estimated to reach this landmark in 2018, but any decision to start a switch off would more than likely be around 2020 and needs to be agreed in Parliament.

Another way of listening to radio beyond DAB is via the Internet, and many DAB radios already incorporate Internet radio, including a great range at BuyCleverStuff. It is even more reliable than DAB and provides even more choice than what is available currently on digital multiplexes.

As the switch off in Norway rolls out over the next five years, with national broadcasts expected to be turned off by the end of 2017 and local broadcasts urged to switch over to DAB within the final four years, the UK and other countries will be keeping a close eye on what takes place.

If you want to get ahead of the game and enjoy digital radio via DAB or Internet – take a look at our great soundmaster® Home Audio Internet Radio range:

Internet Radios