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German digital TV households up by 15.2% in H1

Wednesday 9 September 2015 | 10:45 CET | News
Cable remains the most popular form of TV transmission in Germany at 46.1 percent, but the trend towards digitisation continues. A total of 72.5 percent of all cable households in Germany received digital television in June 2015, an increase of 1.7 million households (15.2%) compared with the previous year. So says the Digitisation Report 2015 conducted by TNS Infratest on behalf of Unitymedia, the state media authorities and other partners.

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite
Companies: Unitymedia
Countries: Germany
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