Digital TV sales overtake analogue TV sales for the first time

Sales of digital television equipment have overtaken analogue for the first time according to research by GfK released by digitaluk on November 6th.
The findings show that in the first three months to September, combined sales of digital televisions, set top boxes and recorders accounted for 51% of all television equipment sold.
Sales of flat panel displays, the majority of which have a digital tuner, grew by 83% over the quarter while CRT sales fell by 40%.
The research is based on sales in 20,000 stores across the UK.
Source: digitaluk press release
Item added: 6th November 2006