Briefs: British digital TV viewing hits 66 percent

Dec 09, 2005

Britain's Office of Communications said Friday nearly 66 percent of all British households now watch digital television.

As of Sept. 30, there were nearly 16.5 million digital-television-watching homes in Britain, the agency said.

Ofcom said that was above the 63-percent reading from the previous quarter.

Copyright 2005 by United Press International

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