DTV Broadcast Stations Top 1,100

According to NAB, 40 local broadcast stations joined the ranks of television stations broadcasting a digital signal, bringing the total number of DTV stations on air to 1,101 in 202 markets serving more than 99 percent of the nation's TV households.

In addition, the NAB said that more than 81 percent of U.S. television households are now in markets with five or more broadcasters airing DTV signals, and nearly 56 percent are in markets with eight or more broadcasters transmitting digital signals.