More than one in three (36%) households in Romania now own a tablet, with an average of 1.1 tablets per home, according to a survey undertaken for the regulator ANCOM.
Moreover, 73% of the households have at least one smartphone (1.5 per household, on average), and 55% have laptops.
The survey, which was conducted for ANCOM by International Consulting Expertise in collaboration with CCSAS, focused on mobile internet.
It found that Romanian on average pay RON58 (€13.1) for individually purchased services and RON 109 for a bundle containing mobile internet services.
It also revealed that Romanians are generally satisfied with their current mobile internet service provider, only 5% of them switching operators in the past year.
Mobile internet in Romania is used mainly for browsing, social networking and e-mail, as well as for voice communication or instant messaging.
Over three-quarters (78%) of users access mobile internet services on a daily or almost daily basis, while some 15% use it 2-3 times a week.