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Digital Broadcasting: Broadcasting Reception

Volume 461: debated on Monday 4 June 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport what percentage of households can currently receive digital terrestrial transmission in the (a) Anglia, (b) Border, (c) Central, (d) Granada, (e) London, (f) Meridian, (g) STV Central, (h) STV North, (i) Tyne Tees, (j) Ulster, (k) Wales, (l) West, (m) West Country and (n) Yorkshire ITV regions. (140406)

We do not have figures for digital terrestrial transmission by ITV region. Ofcom hold the following information on DTT coverage by Government region:

54 per cent. of households in the East of England;

94 per cent. of households in the north-west of England;

82 per cent. of households in Scotland;

74 per cent. of households in the West Midlands;

74 per cent. of households in the East Midlands;

86 per cent. of households in London;

58 per cent. of households in the south-east;

89 per cent. of households in the north-east;

58 per cent. of households in Northern Ireland;

57 per cent. of households in Wales;

62 per cent. of households in the south-west; and

82 per cent. of households in Yorkshire and the Humber.