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Internet, smartphone penetration increases among over-75s

Tuesday 27 December 2016 | 11:09 CET | News
A total 94 percent of the Dutch have access to internet and 92 percent actually make use of its, according to a survey by the state statistics office CBS. Internet access at home has increased especially among people over the age of 75, from 40 percent in 2012 to 60 percent now, of which have make use of the service. Smartphone and tablet penetration has also increased among over-75s, to 30 percent in 2016 from 10 percent with tablets and 5 percent with smartphones three years ago.

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