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DIGITAL TV PENETRATION FORECAST TO RISE

Tuesday 13 January 1998 | 00:00 CET | News
UK: Digital TV penetration in UK households is forecast to be 31% by 2001, according to Inteco (UK), research firm. However, British Digital Broadcasting's (BDB) digital-terrestrial TV system will cover only 6% of homes by 2001, according to Inteco. Since cable will have capacity for more than 400 channels, and British Sky Broadcasting (BSkyB) will be able to supply only about 200 channels, cable companies will be able to provide more comprehensive services, including near-video-on-demand (NVOD) and data services. Of UK homes, up to 25% will have cable TV by 2001, with over half of these

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