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HDTV Now in 10 Million Homes

"As of March 2005, 10 million homes around the world were watching HDTV programming on a high-definition TV set. By the end of 2005, the worldwide total of these HDTV service households is projected to reach 15.5 million, reports In-Stat. The rate of growth of HDTV households will continue to be strong over the next several years, and by 2009, HDTV households worldwide are forecasted to reach 52 million, according to the high-tech market research firm. HDTV services are widely available in only five countries: Australia, Canada, Japan, the United States, and South Korea. There are currently 4 million HDTV households in the US, up from 1.6 million in March 2004."

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