Free-to-air platform exceeds targets

The current satellite only free-to-air platform is reported to have exceeded its own targets in the first six months of operation. The platform achieved sales of 21,000 digital receivers in the last three months taking the total number of homes receiving the platform to 62,000. This represents a penetration of 4% and total viewer numbers of around 150,000.
The Digital Terrestrial version of the free-to-air platform will be launched in early 2008 and is expected to offer 12 to 15 channels by the end of 2008.
Source: Rapid TV News
Item added: 20th November 2007