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Dutch mobile device market saturated - GfK

Thursday 19 January 2017 | 13:42 CET | News
The Dutch mobile market is saturated, with little to no growth in the installed base of smartphones, tablets and e-readers, according to a report from GfK. In total, 83 percent of the Dutch aged 13 or older had a smartphone in 2016, 67 percent had a tablet, 25 percent an e-reader and 35 percent a smart TV. Tablet ownership is only growing among teens (13-17), to 72 percent at the end of 2016 from 60 percent a year earlier.

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