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One third of internet users in Germany follow sports live online - Bitkom

Monday 18 June 2018 | 11:28 CET | News
Nearly one third of internet users in Germany (30 percent) say they following sporting events live on the internet via live streams or live tickers , up from 23 percent in 2016, according to a new study of over 1,006 people including 834 internet users by German digital association Bitkom. It found that 54 percent of those who said they watch sports live online, said they use their smartphone to do so, while 53 percent said they used smart TVs to stream such events. It said 29 percent said they used tablets for live events, while 17 percent said they watched live sports on their laptop.

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Companies: Bitkom
Countries: Germany
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