DTV penetration reaches 84%

Figures in Ofcom’s latest Digital Television  review, up to the end of June 2007, gives the number of digital TV households, with digital equipment connected to their main TV, as 21.4 Million.
During the second quarter of 2007, 1.9 million DTT receivers were sold, of which 900,000 were IDTV’s.
DTT households accounted for 81% of the growth in digital TV homes, equivalent to 9.1 million TV households. This shows that Digital terrestrial television is and continues to be, the most commonly used television platform in the UK.
Taking all the figures together, Digital TV penetration reached 84% by the end of June.
Source: Ofcom
Item added: 25th September 2007