Digital receiver sales reach new high

The average monthly sale of digital receivers reached a new high in the fourth quarter of 2006 with sales of over 100,600 units. This compares to monthly average of 72,600 units for the fourth quarter of 2005.Latest estimates published by Digital Broadcasting Australia show that 25% of Australian households can access free-to-view digital television as of the end of 2006. Cumulative sales of digital receivers has now reached 2.3 million units and the number of digital receivers sold between 1 October and 31 December reached 302,000 units of which 53% were iDTVs.
Source: DBA website
Item added: 20th February 2007