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Less books read from tablets - GfK

Wednesday 25 September 2013 | 11:00 CET | News
The number of Dutch tablet owners who read e-books from their tablet fell to 23 percent this year from 40 percent in 2012, according to data from GfK. Only 12 percent of the e-books read on tablets have been paid for. The Netherlands has around 925,000 e-readers in use, compared to 4.1 million tablets. GfK estimates that the number of tablets will rise by another 1.8 million, although not at the expense of e-readers. The decrease in the number of people who read e-books from the tablet is the consequence of more people owning e-readers. The market for e-books has grown to 4.2 percent of the

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: GfK
Countries: Netherlands
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