Most DTR-owners fast-forward ads—Ofcom

According to the 330-page report, consumers now spend 50 hours a week watching TV, listening to the radio, surfing the internet or on the phone. "Average daily internet use in 2006 (36 minutes) was up 158% on 2002 and time spent on a mobile phone (almost 4 minutes per day) was up 58%. Time spent watching TV was down 4% at 3 hours and 36 minutes, listening to radio was down 2% at 2 hours and 50 minutes and time spent on a fixed line phone was down 8% at 7 minutes," said Ofcom.

Other key findings in the report:

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