Dutch viewers embrace tablet TV

December 12, 2013 20.40 Europe/London By Robert Briel

Top 5 TV websitesOne our of every four Dutch viewers watch tablet TV, according to the Trends in Digitale Media study from GfK. This represents a growth of 50% compared with December 2012.

Tablet TV watching has grown from 16% to 24% during the past twelve months, while usage on laptops and PC remained stable at 30% and on smart phones at 8%

The TV-apps from Uitzending Gemist (NPO), YouTube and RTL XL are most used om tablets. These are also the most popular websites offering video.

One in three viewers said that they are using one or more VOD services, with KPN, UPC and iTunes most mentioned. 10% said they do not yet use VOD, but are interested in doing so.