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Volume 264: debated on Friday 20 October 1995

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To ask the Secretary of State for National Heritage what is the number of households and the percentage of the total number of households which is currently receiving (a) terrestrial television, (b) satellite television and (c) cable television. [37915]

Of the 24 million households in the United Kingdom, from currently available data it is estimated that 23.47 million or 97.8 per cent. currently receive terrestrial television, 3.5 million or 14.6 per cent. receive satellite television and 1.05 million 4.4 per cent. receive broad band cable television.