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Multi-channel development 1992-2014
Growth in number of homes (000's)

Date Satellite Cable DTT Total
January 1992 1,893 409 - 2,302
1993 2,387 625 - 3,012
1994 2,754 735 - 3,489
1995 3,060 973 - 4,033
1996 3,542 1,399 - 4,941
1997 3,804 1,845 - 5,649
1998 4,117 2,471 - 6,588
1999 4,184 2,942 - 7,126
2000 3,963 3,352 303 7,618
2001 4,991 3,490 529 9,010
2002 5,732 3,794 794 10,320
2003 6,409 3,440 873 10,600
2004 6,946 3,277 2,075 12,036
2005 7,277 3,363 4,216 14,327
2006 7,932 3,297 6,363 16,815
2007 8,437 3,301 8,831 18,637
2008 8,860 3,405 12,017 21,276
2009 9,332 3,442 14,008 22,294
2010 10,262 3,664 16,882 23,831
2011 11,012 3,997 18,376 24,574
2012 11,509 3,822 20,075 25,711
2013 11,462 4,029 19,633 26,452
2014 11,429 4,137 19,327 26,197

Source: BARB

N.B. From 2002 figures include homes with two or more reception capabilities.
Satellite & Cable figures include homes on both the analogue and digital platform.