One billion switched to digital in five years

Almost one billion homes worldwide will be receiving digital TV by the end of 2015, according to forecasts by analysts at Informa Telecoms & Media. There are about half a billion digital TV households now and more than 400 million more homes will switch to digital TV in the next five years, with China and India accounting for nearly half the increase. In Europe, Informa says, the proportion of homes currently with access to digital TV is already high, at about 78%, and this will rise to 95% by the end of 2015.

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