Radio & Television

Canadian consumers warming up to HD says TV survey; CTV, Global, TWN, Discovery, HGTV all rate well

OTTAWA – Seven percent of Canadians are reporting they own a high definition TV set and the number of folks saying they have no plans to purchase one has fallen to its lowest recorded level, says the annual TV Quality Survey. The survey, conducted annually by Ottawa-based Canadian Media Research Inc., was conducted in October-November 2005 among a sample of 1,614 English-speaking Canadians aged 18-plus. That sample reported on average they have 160 channels of TV available on their main TV set, which is 6.96 years old. In 2005 some 7% of respondents said they already had an HDTV set...