65.9% of UK households now watching digital television
As of September 30th digital television was viewed in 65.9% of UK households according to Ofcom. This was up from 63% in the last quarter.
In total 16.5 million households watch digital television, with more than 5.775 million watching free-to-view DTV, 575 thousand of these using satellite platforms (DVB-S) and the rest watching terrestrial broadcasts (DVB-T).
The total number of BSkyB subscribers is now 7.472 million up 48 thousand since Q3, 2005.
Item added: 15th December 2005