Digital penetration among French viewers has now reached 99.3% with a majority opting for DTT reception. According to the latest research from regulator CSA and l’Observatoire, 99.3% have at least one digital receiver in the home. 98.4% of the primary TV sets in the home are digital, while 82% of secondary sets are digital.
Digital terrestrial reception is the most popular with 61% of all viewers, followed by IPTV, which has a 30.8% penetration.
Satellite DTH is the third most popular mode of reception, with a total of 22.5% homes. Satellite reception without a subscription represents 10%, while 8.3% subscribe to a pay platform, with 4.2% having both.
Digital cable comes in last with just 8% of all homes.
With regards to digital terrestrial reception, the research shows that 95% of all people who were dependent on analogue reception have now switched to digital.