9.8 million DTT households

According to Ofcom’s report for Q1 of 2009 40% of householders (around 10.2 million) now receive free to view digital television on their main TV receivers. Of these 9.8 million homes rely solely on DTT for multi channel viewing.
In the 1st quarter to the end of March 3.4 million DTT receivers were sold representing an increase of 7% compared with the same quarter of 2008.
Of the receivers sold, iDTVs account for 73% of all receivers with 93% of all television sets sold digitally enabled. Set-top box sales decreased by 28% compared with 2008.
Source: Ofcom report
Item added: 6th July 2009