22 million Germans (or 32%) regularly record TV programmes, according to research by Bitkom.
3.5 million German (7%) use paid streaming services on the internet, according to high-tech association Bitkom.
Nearly half of all the new TV sets sold in Germany are connected sets, according to high tech association Bitkom. Already one in six homes owns a connected TV.
German internet users are viewing an average of eight videos a day for 50 minutes, according to the high-tech industry association Bitkom.
Since the launch of the HD channels by German public broadcasters ARD and ZDF a year ago, sales of HD capable flat screens have skyrocketed, according to figures from BITKOM, the German association of high tech companies.
The German market for set-top boxes is continuing to show strong growth with the average price increasing from €90 in 2007 to €117 in 2010. Contrary to the usual consumer electronics trend, the average value of STBs is still increasing with a pricepoint of €124 predicted for next year.