Penetration of digital terrestrial television in France reached 15.1% by the end of 2006. However, according to the report released by the transmission company TDF and NPA Conseil, only 12.4% have DTT alone. DTT is now available to 63% of the population.
Penetration for digital television as a whole now stands at 37.9%, an increase of 3% since the end of September. 4% have access to a free-to-air satellite package, 5.9% IPTV, 14.4% pay-TV satellite and 4.8% digital cable.
The report also gives an indication of the falling prices of digital terrestrial television receivers, which according to the survey are available for between €29 and €35, suggesting a €25 set-top is in sight.