TVs Fall But Remain Popular French Screen

France’s Conseil supérieur de l’audiovisuel (CSA) has said that, in the first half of 2014, the number of TV homes in the country was slightly down, for the first time ever. 96.7% of households owned a TV, down 1.4 percentage points YoY. DTT was the most common reception mode (available in 59.1% of households), followed by ADSL (43.9%), satellite (24.7%) and cable (8.4%). The TV is the most common screen in French homes, ahead of PCs (80.3% of homes), smartphones (owned by 59.3% of people over the age of 15) and tablets (32%).