DTH satellite remains the most-used TV reception method in Germany.46% (17.6 million) of the total of 38.3 million TV households receive their TV channels via satellite, according to the Astra TV-Monitor 2016. Cable TV follows with 43% (16.6 million). IPTV is used by 6% (2.3 million) and DTT by 5% (1.8 million) of the TV households.59% (22.5 million) of the TV households receive HD television. The largest part of them (55%, 11.4 million) are DTH satellite users followed by cable households (39%, 9.4 million) and IPTV customers (6%, 1.8 million).The Astra TV-Monitor is compiled yearly by market research institute TNS Infratest on behalf of Astra satellite operator SES. A total of 6,000 households throughout Germany were interviewed at the end of 2016 for the current edition. The results reflect each household