Covid-19 outbreak leads to more use of communication apps in April - survey

Friday 5 June 2020 | 11:31 CET | News
The Dutch used communication apps on their smartphones more often and more intensively in April than at the start of the year, according to research by Telecompaper for its Dutch Apps Market report. TikTok especially saw an increase in its installed base, while other apps showed higher usage. 

Thank you for visiting Telecompaper

Sign up below to get access to the rest of this article and all the telecom news you need.

  • Register free and gain access to even more articles from Telecompaper. Register here
  • Subscribe and get unlimited access to Telecompaper’s full coverage, with a customised choice of news, commentary, research and alerts.


Already registered?

Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Apple / Telecompaper / TikTok / Viber
Countries: Netherlands
::: add a comment
This article is part of dossier


Add comment

Please login or register to leave a comment.

We welcome comments that add value to the discussion. We attempt to block comments that use offensive language or appear to be spam, and our editors frequently review the comments to ensure they are appropriate. If you see a comment that you believe is inappropriate to the discussion, you can bring it to our attention by using the report abuse links. As the comments are written and submitted by visitors of the Telecompaper website, they in no way represent the opinion of Telecompaper.


Spotify reaches nearly 1 in 2 Dutch smartphones, YouTube Music grows to 11%

Published 12 Aug 2020 11:22 CET | Netherlands
The Spotify app was installed on nearly one in two Dutch smartphones in the second quarter, according to the latest research by ...

TikTok develops educational content with UK charities, universities

Published 18 Jun 2020 12:54 CET | United Kingdom
Social media platform TikTok is partnering with experts and institutions in the UK to produce educational content for the ...

Dutch Apps Market - extra COVID-19 edition

Published 12 Jun 2020 13:20 CET | Netherlands
For all apps splits are given for:...

Corona-uitbraak zorgt voor revolutie in gebruik communicatie-apps

Published 05 Jun 2020 09:19 CET | Netherlands
Vanaf 12 maart was opeens een groot deel van Nederland aan huis gebonden vanwege lockdown-maatregelen om de uitbraak van het ...

Remote work drives over 40% of Dutch to adopt video calls, led by Microsoft Teams

Published 22 May 2020 10:02 CET | Netherlands
The use of video chat and conferencing apps has increased significantly in the past two months, as more and more people work and ...

Dutch privacy watchdog starts investigation into TikTok data protection

Published 11 May 2020 09:17 CET | Netherlands
The Data Protection Authority (AP) in the Netherlands announced the start of an investigation into the popular mobile app TikTok, ...

Talk360 reports 62% increase in calls to fixed lines since February

Published 30 Apr 2020 14:45 CET | Netherlands
The Dutch are making more calls and talking longer since the Covid-19 outbreak started. Calls to fixed lines are up 62 percent ...

Dutch Apps Market - 2020Q1

Published 30 Apr 2020 09:50 CET | Netherlands
Dutch Apps Market is a quarterly report that looks at mobile apps development in the Dutch market. The reports covers eight ...

Dutch privacy watchdog helps with choosing videoconferencing apps

Published 16 Apr 2020 10:08 CET | Netherlands
The Dutch data protection regulator AP has issued recommendations for people trying to choose a videoconferencing platform based ...