Screens on the up in French homes
In Q4 2012, French homes owned an average of 6.3 screens - TV sets, PCs, game consoles, smartphones, tablets, video MP3 players - according to figures collected by Médiamétrie and GfK.
This figure represents a 4% growth compared to the same period in 2011.
A number of households are even equipped beyond this, with 8.2 screens per home when the family's head is aged between 25-49.
The breakdown shows that in the last quarter of 2012, equipped households owned on average 1.9 mobile phones and 1.7 computers, mostly laptops.
Almost three-quarters of French homes (74%) own one TV set, one mobile phone and one computer, and 20% have more than one of each.