Friday, July 11, 2008

Ofcom Says 68% of UK TVs Are Connected to Digital Services

Ofcom, the UK regulator, published and article that stated that 68 percent of the 60 million TVs in teh UK are connected to digital services. The full study is also available on its website.
  • There are over 10 million households with 23 million TVs using the Freeview digital terrestrial service.
  • Sky has 8.3 million subscribers to its satellite service
  • Virgin Media has 3.5 million subscribers to its cable services
The article and full study are worth reviewing. The study identified 50 thousand IPTV subscribers, which are likely to be Tiscali subscribers. The 214 thousand BT Vision customers are include in the Freeview numbers since they receive their broadcast content using Freeview.

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