7.7 million Freeview only homes
According to the latest figures from Ofcom there are now 7.7 million Freeview homes in the UK.
1,002,000 new digital homes were added in the fourth quarter of 2006 compared with 800,000 in the previous quarter and 700,000 in the second quarter. Taking in to account the figures for all digital platforms this mean that 77.2% of UK homes now have some form of digital TV viewing device with 48.5% of the 60 million TV receivers connected to digital devices.
There are also 10.6 million Freeview devices in homes with 7.7 million of them connected to the main receiver in the house.
Item added: 21st March 2007