Digital TV homes to hit 1.67 bln by 2021 - study 

Friday 15 April 2016 | 09:28 CET | News
The number of digital TV homes is set to rise to 1.67 billion by 2021, some half a billion higher than the end-2015 figure, according to a report from Digital TV Research covering 138 countries. The digital TV total will climb by 120 million in 2016 alone, while global digital TV penetration will reach 98.3 percent of television households by 2021, up from 40.4 percent at end-2010 and 74.6 percent at end-2015. In fact, a total of 98 countries will be completely digital by 2021, compared with only 24 at end-2015 and two at end-2010, said the report.

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