Spain - December DTT monthly update released

Monday, December 14th, 2009 

According to Impulsa-TDT, 957,000 DTT receivers were sold in October, giving a cumulative total for Spain of 23.4 million units.

Based on reporting from TNS Sofres, penetration of DTT in Spanish households was 74.7% in November.

DTT receiver sales:

               October 2009
               -------------
Set-top box          372,786
IDTV                 449,390
DVD combo            104,742
PC tuner              30,059

DTT decoders with special functions have so far had limited success in Spain. For example, in the last twelve months only 5,500 DVB-MHP set top boxes and only 20,500 dual tuner receivers were sold.

In October 2009 the total number of DTT PVRs sold reached 134,200 units.

Set-top box sales (thousands):

                    Oct-08  Nov-08  Dec-08  Jan-09  Feb-09  Mar-09
                    ------  ------  ------  ------  ------  ------
Without Hard disk    200.4   163.5   367.8   366.1   171.2   211.7
With Hard Disk         0.5     0.5     1.1     1.5     9.3    21.6

                    Apr-09  May-09  Jun-09  Jul-09  Aug-09  Sep-09
                    ------  ------  ------  ------  ------  ------
Without Hard disk    216.9   324.5   384.2   501.7   254.3   261.3
With Hard Disk         1.7     1.3     0.7    11.0    13.6     7.6

                    Oct-09
                    ------
Without Hard disk    362.9
With Hard Disk         9.9

More: Informe mensual Diciembre 2009; Summary in English