Digital television in 22 million households

The number of UK households with digital television on their main set has risen to 22.2 million homes according to research published by Ofcom today.
The Digital Television Progress Report for the fourth quarter of 2007 (October-December) shows that multichannel television take-up has reached 87.6 percent of households, up from 86.1 per cent in the previous quarter.
Over 15 million homes now have a Freeview device connected to at least one television, an increase of 1.3 million on the previous quarter.
More second television sets in people’s homes are being converted to digital with many consumers having already converted their main sets. Of the 22m DTT enabled sets, 12.4 million are now secondary sets.
Source: Ofcom
Item added: 1st April 2008