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A new shows that things are not looking good for of televisions. The of U.K. homes with a TV fell last year for the first time . The report says that after decades of television sales increasing, sales are moving in the direction. The number of U.K. with a TV fell from 26.33 million at the end of 2012 to 26.02 at the end of 2013. This is a fall of 300,000. The first on TV ownership in Britain was in 1956, when over 30 per cent of homes had a TV. This increased to around 93 per cent in the .

The fall in TV in Britain is probably because people use , mobile phones and other devices. People are choosing to watch 'catch-up' TV, which is they record their programmes and watch them later on tablets, . Catch-up TV on smartphones, tablets, computers and games is becoming more . The BBC said that 47 per cent of for its iPlayer service is from tablets or mobiles. It was 25 per cent in 2012. Fifteen per cent of 18-24-year- watch most of their TV on a laptop, compared to the U.K. of 3 per cent.

 
 

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