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800,000 Homes Have Upgraded to DTV Since June 12 Transition
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800,000 Homes Have Upgraded to DTV Since June 12 Transition

Since the June 12 switch to digital television, more than 800,000 homes have readied themselves to receive digital broadcasts. As 400,000 new homes upgraded in the last week, this now leaves only 1.7 million, or 1.5%, of U.S. homes classified as “completely unready” for digital TV.

% Of Homes Completely Unready For DTV

Date Total White African American Hispanic Asian Under 35 Over 55
June 28, 2009 1.5 1.1 3.5 2.3 2.5 3.5 0.6
June 21, 2009 1.8 1.3 4.0 2.8 2.9 4.0 0.8
June 14, 2009 2.2 1.6 4.6 3.6 3.2 4.4 1.1
June 7, 2009 2.5 1.9 5.1 4.3 3.1 4.6 1.3
May 24, 2009 2.7 2.1 5.4 4.7 3.2 5.0 1.5
May 10, 2009 2.9 2.3 5.7 4.9 3.4 5.4 1.6
April 26, 2009 3.1 2.4 5.9 5.0 4.1 5.7 1.7
April 12, 2009 3.2 2.5 5.9 5.4 4.3 5.9 1.7
March 29, 2009 3.4 2.7 6.2 5.6 4.4 6.3 1.8
March 15, 2009 3.6 2.9 6.6 6.1 4.4 6.5 2.0
March 1, 2009 3.9 3.2 6.7 6.5 4.5 7.2 2.2
February 15, 2009 4.4 3.6 7.5 7.4 5.1 8.1 2.6
February 1, 2009 5.1 4.1 8.7 8.5 6.3 8.6 3.2
January 18, 2009 5.7 4.6 9.9 9.7 6.9 8.8 4.0
December 21, 2008 6.8 5.6 10.8 11.5 8.1 9.9 5.2
Source: The Nielsen Company