SES ASTRA has increased the number of digital satellite TV homes reached by the ASTRA satellite system in Germany by 1.72 million to 9.75 million households, a rise of 21.5 percent.
The latest Satellite Monitor survey, conducted annually by the market research institute TNS Infratest on behalf of SES ASTRA, found that there are 36.98 million analogue and digital TV homes in Germany, with 16.7 million homes receiving satellite TV services. Cable serves 17.9 million German homes (48.4 percent), while 2.3 million homes (6.3 percent) receive terrestrial television services. The number of cable households in Germany decreased by 600,000 in 2007, while digital terrestrial TV increased its reach by 400,000 households.
DTG Staff | 13.03.2008