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Most Finns still prefer to watch TV on a traditional set

Thursday 18 December 2014 | 11:53 CET | News
The Finnish Communications Regulatory Authority, Ficora, said the use of smartphones and tablets to watch television has become more common during 2014, but the conventional TV set is still the most frequently used device for viewing. It cited a Finnpanel survey from August 2014. The survey found that 98 percent of Finnish households watch television programmes, with traditional TV sets used by 95 percent of all homes. It said 8.4 percent of households watch TV broadcasts mainly via a computer, smartphone or tablet.

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite / Internet
Companies: YLE
Countries: Finland
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