DTT receiver sales top 60 million in Italy

Tuesday, May 15th, 2012 

According to the May newsletter from Italy’s DGTVi, the number of DTT receivers sold to-date in the country exceeded 60 million in March, with 2.1 million being sold in the first quarter of 2012.

Out of the receivers sold between January and March, 68% (1.4 million) were integrated digital TVs (IDTVs), 27% (about 550,000) were zapper set-top boxes (STBs) and the remaining 5% (108,000) were MHP STBs.

Italy DTT receiver sales (thousands):

                2011                          2012
            --------  ----------------------------
            December   January  February     March
            --------  --------  --------  --------
Monthly        1,621       863       619       567
Cumulative    58,356    59,219    59,838    60,406

The number of DTT receivers sold since February 2004 reached 60,405,991 in March. Of these, 28.2 million were IDTVs, with the remaining 32.2 million being STBs.