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84% of UK homes ready for digital television

Written by Rich Fiscus (Google+) @ 21 Sep 2007 7:46 User comments (2)

84% of UK homes ready for digital television Figures released by UK regulatory company Ofcom show that digital television is installed in 84% of UK homes. The 13% increase in the last year is the biggest one year increase to date.The figures are good news since the switch to 100% digital television broadcasting is set to begin in October.
In just the second quarter of this year, running from April through June, nearly 2 million freeview boxes were sold. Terrestrial broadcast is the most common viewing format, with a presence in 9.1 million homes, followed closely by both free and pay satellite service which combined are in 9 million more.

The report also indicates nearly 30% of 35 million secondary televisions are digital ready.

Source: BBC

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2 user comments

128.9.2007 5:41

Well of course this has to happen because it is going to be a mandatory change.

21.10.2007 13:46

Hey SHOKZ...this must make you feel all warm and fuzzy inside. :)

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