Digital Television reaches nine million TV households
A recent report commissioned by the national broadcast regulator estimates that nine million TV households, 25.7% of German total, now receive television by digital means.
Nearly 40% of satellite viewers do so digitally and in total 45% of all households get their TV from satellite. The report goes on to say that 10% of TV households rely on terrestrial TV and that 46% of these now receive digitally. Cable television is available in over 50% of TV households but only 10% of subscribers access digital signals.
Source: Heise Online
Item added: 30th August 2005