With the analogue switch-off coming ever closer, and with awareness campaigns being conducted on television, newsprint, and even in English on the internet, japan.internet.com reported on a survey conducted by goo Research on the topic of television.
Between the 7th and 10th of September 2007 1,079 members of goo Research’s online monitor panel completed a private internet-based questionnaire. 52/6% were male, 16.9% were in their teens, 17.5% in their twenties, 21.6% in their thirties, 16.1% in their forties, 15.9% in their fifties, and 12.0% aged sixty or older.
I’m still not ready for digital broadcasting. My television has the required digital input, but we have no digital tuner. My current thinking is to buy a hard disk-based recorder with built-in tuner, or even take up my cable operator’s deal of a low-rental recorder offered with their digital service.
Q1: Do you know that on the 24th of July 2011 terrestrial analogue television broadcasts will be turned off? (Sample size=1,079)
Knew that 91.1% Just vaguely aware of it 8.5% Didn’t know 0.4%
Q2: What sorts of television broadcasts do you watch at home? (Sample size=1,079, multiple answer)
Votes Percentage Analogue terrestrial 991 91.8% BS satellite analogue 414 38.4% Digital terrestrial 313 29.0% Cable television 298 27.6% BS satellite digital 262 24.3% CS satellite digital 143 13.3% One Seg digital terrestrial 135 12.5% IPTV (internet-transmitted TV) 23 2.1% Don’t know 15 1.4% Other 5 0.5%
I’m not sure how those who don’t have a television voted.
Q3: Will you buy a television, video, etc capable of receiving digital terrestrial broadcasts? (Sample size=1,079)
Yes, plan to buy 57.6% No, will change to a different transmission type (satellite, cable, etc) 5.5% No, give up watching TV 2.5% Yes, already bought 32.1% Other 2.3%