The World: Moscow - Central and eastern Europe upgrading to digital TV

New research from Informa Telecoms & Media has found that central and eastern Europe is making great strides in the upgrade to digital TV. The report reveals that the eight million digital homes at present will grow to 34.8 million by 2012. Digital satellite leads the way, with cable making slower progress towards digital conversion. The need to compete with internet protocol TV and cable consolidation in territories such as the Czech Republic and Bulgaria will help drive cable-conversion levels.