Over seven in ten (71.8%) homes in Spain now receive DTT services, according to data produced by the country’s Centre for Sociological Research (CIS).
Cable operators worldwide collectively took the leading position in digital TV services away from satellite DTH platforms in 2008.
Italy’s growing enthusiasm for pay-TV has led to Sky Italia becoming the most profitable commercial broadcaster in the country.
With an average of 200,000 new digital homes added every quarter, The Netherlands now has reached the milestone of 4 million, representing a reach of 56%.
Falling advertising revenues will lead to pay-TV becoming the main source of income in 2009, forecasts Milan-based ITMedia Consulting in its seventh annual Turning Digital report which analyses the state of the TV market in 17 European countries.
The number of domestic broadband internet subscribers in Russia stood at 9.436 million as of this May, or 1.7% more than a month earlier, according to data produced by Advanced Communications and Media.
The number of standalone receivers sold for Freeview reception fell by 28% on the quarter, according to the Communications Market Report, released today by the regulator Ofcom.
The total number of German households subscribing to IPTV services is set to grow to 1.8 million before the end of 2010, according to research by BITKOM.
IPTV take in Europe grew by almost 10% in Q1 and was 56.2% higher than a year earlier.
The total number of Dutch digital cable households has surpassed two million. With a 50.2% market share, cable is now the number one provider of digital TV in the country.