92% of the population to be able to receive TNT by 2011

According to a study by L’institut NPA Conseil, 92% of the French population should be able to receive digital terrestrial television by 2011. From 2008 it is expected that Terestrial Numeric Television (TNT) will be the major form of reception , ahead of both cable and satellite. In 2011, 24 million homes will be “connected” for digital TV compared with 6.4 million in 2006.
The item also goes on to say that 10 million HDTV’s will be in French homes by 2011/12.
Item added: 30th March 2006