Blogs
Jan 26

Written by:
1/26/2009 4:31 AM  RssIcon

A new study from In-Stat has shown again that having an HD set in the house doesn’t mean the owners are watching HD programming.

In fact, out of more than 39 million households with HDTVs, some 17 million homes never actually view HDTV programming.

That leaves 22 million households—about a fifth of the country, and 40 percent more than a year ago—watching real HDTV on their HDTV sets.

The research by In-Stat also found that HDTV service remains limited to a relatively small number of countries, primarily the United States and Japan;

At year-end 2008, there were more than 36 million HDTV households worldwide, up from 29 million at the end of 2007.

The number of European HDTV households is rising will not reach 10 million until 2011, In-Stat said.

The complete study, Worldwide HDTV Households: 36 Million and Growing is available for sale from In-Stat.

Tags:
Categories:

Your name:
Gravatar Preview
Your email:
(Optional) Email used only to show Gravatar.
Your website:
Title:
Comment:
Add Comment   Cancel 




Wednesday 11:59 PM
Peer Profile: Tomaž Lovsin, STN, Slovenia
“Will there be a shift from coax to fibre? Or a mixture between the two which will require hybrid solutions to be implemented?”

Wall Street Communications /   Wednesday 07:02 PM
SMPTE Announces 2014 Honorees and Award Winners
HighRez /   Tuesday 02:21 PM
Over The Air and Cable TV: Far From Dead

 
Featured Articles
Discover TV Technology