The number of German households receiving digital television signals significantly increased to 13,530,000 at the end of August, according to the latest research figures from AGF/GfK. Penetration now stands at 38.3%.
During this year, the number of digital households has grown by 1,460,000, with 90,000 new digital homes added during the month of August The total number of TV households in Germany now stands at 35.3 million.
The cable association ANGA has said that cable is now the fastest growing digital infrastructure, with an increase of 40% over the past year.
About one third of all cable homes are now digital.