Some 24.2 million UK homes will have Freeview HD compliant set-tops by 2014, with the number of set-tops and TVs in the market rising to 39.8 million by 2016, according to a report by Futuresource consulting for Freeview.
YouView alternative Connect TV cited the research to highlight that its almost all UK homes would have access to its services by 2014. Connect TV brings internet-delivered content to the Freeview EPG. The service works on all compliant Freeview HD devices and offers live streaming and on demand services. Connect TV launched its service with a line-up of 45 internet-delivered channels in February this year.