Digital television is in nearly 90 per cent of UK homes, with more than 73 per cent of all the television in Britain converted for digital by the end of March 2009.
The UK is streets ahead of the rest of the world in terms of digital television take-up but although we watch on average more television than our European brethren, we still watch nearly an hour less than the United States.
The digital switchover moved onto a whole new phase on Thursday when the remaining analogue channels in the Scottish Borders region were switched over to digital.
Digital UK is warning that one third of the UK's 60 million TVs are not ready to receive a digital television signal ahead of the analogue switch off.
The number of households with digital terrestrial television access has grown hugely in the past few months according to Ofcom, bringing the total up to 16.7 million households in the UK.
Ofcom's latest research has suggested that UK's ethnic minorities are 'at the forefront of digital communications' and are more likely to have mobile phones, internet and digital television services.
Half of the televisions in the world will be able to receive digital broadcast by the year 2013, with China taking the crown as the biggest viewer of digital transmissions inside five years.
Hooray for us Brits – because apparently we have far and away the highest number of digital TV homes in Western Europe.