DTT used in 61% of households
Sixty one per cent of Australian households have converted their main sets to digital TV according to the 2009 Q4 Digital Tracker report from the Digital Switchover Taskforce.
This is a 5% increase compared with the previous quarter and a 14% increase compared with the first quarter of 2009.
The first region to complete analogue switch off will be Mildura Sunraysia where the conversion to Digital TV has already taken place in 79% of households.
In Australia as a whole, 78% of TV households know how to convert to digital TV, including 66% of pensioners.
Analogue switch-off will take place on a region-by-region basis starting in the second half of 2010 and completing by the end of 2013.
Source: Digital Tracker Q4 2009
Item added: 1st March 2010