Freeview overtakes BskyB as the largest digital platform

Freeview, the free-to-air DTT platform, has overtaken satellite provider BSkyB to become the most popular digital platform in the United Kingdom.
Freeview is now the primary television reception platform in 8.2 million households compared with 8 million BSkyB homes.It also estimated to be used in over 11 million households when secondary TV use is taken into account. In the first quarter of 2007, approximately 1.7 million DTT receivers were sold.
Source: Guardian
Item added: 24th April 2007