08.03.2005 12:01 PM
Digital TV to reach nearly 100 million Western European households by 2010

By the end of the year, nearly 46 million western European households are expected to receive digital TV, up 25 percent for the year, according to a new report from market researcher Informa Telecoms & Media.

That number will exceed 50 million in 2006 and nearly double by 2010, according to the ninth edition of Informa's Western European Television report forecasts.

The report found digital TV household figures by country to be:

2004 2005 2006
UK 14.38M 15.834M 21.471M
France 5.573M 6.99M 14.651M
Germany 5.202M 6.28M 24.876M
Italy 4.191M 6.27M 11.944M
Spain 1.95M 2.336M 5.608M
Rest of region 5.341M 8.091M 20.837M
Total 36.662M 45.801M 99.387M

By the end of 2005, the UK is expected to account for 34.6 percent of the region's digital total, followed by France with 15.3 percent and Germany and Italy both with 13.7 percent. The UK will drop to 21.6 percent of the total by 2010, despite adding more than 5 million digital subscribers in 2005. Germany will increase its share to 25 percent by 2010.

For more information, visit www.informatm.com/marlin/20001001561/INDEX?src=tiein.

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