Netherlands records highest share of illegal IPTV subscriptions in Europe

Thursday 28 November 2019 | 08:47 CET | News
About 1.1 million Dutch people (8.9% of the population) spent an average of EUR 6.82 per month (EUR 93 million/year) in 2018 on illegal IPTV, according to a study by the European Intellectual Property Office EUIPO. This means the Netherlands has the highest percentage of illegal IPTV users in the EU, according to Dutch anti-piracy group Brein. Only the four largest European countries, namely the UK, France, Spain and Germany, have a higher absolute number of illegal users and unlawful income. The total number of illegal users in the EU amounted to 13.7 million in 2018, together accounting for

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