Just under six in ten UK adults receive pay TV

Tuesday, January 28th, 2014 
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Ofcom has published its eighth annual report on the consumer experience of telecoms, the internet, digital broadcasting and postal services in the United Kingdom.

Around half of all UK adults access multi-channel television at home through Freeview. Thirty-seven per cent of all adults only use Freeview to access multichannel television at home; this compares to 31% only using satellite and 14% only using cable.

Just under six in ten (58%) adults receive pay TV. Following the slight decline in take-up of pay TV for some age groups in 2012, take-up has remained stable for all age groups.