Compaan sees operator growth opportunities among seniors

Friday 11 September 2015 | 11:09 CET | News
There are around 680,000 people over the age of 80 in the Netherlands, many of whom don't use internet yet, making a significant potential market for ISPs and operators, according to Joost Hermanns from Compaan, the developer of a tablet and related services for seniors. This was underlined by Telecompaper's recent report 'Seniors & digitalisation', which found that 44 percent of the elderly don't have the equipment to go online, such as a PC, tablet or smartphone. Almost half the Dutch over 75 (46%) do not have internet connections, equal to around half a million people. Compaan's tablet

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