Dutch households with connected TVs rose to 31% from 23% a year ago, according to the Media Standard Survey by TNS Nipo for ratings group SKO.
11% of homes have a device to connect a TV set to the internet, such as Apple TV or Google’s Chromecast, up from 6% a year ago. The number of homes with a media player has gone up from 19% to 27%.
The Media Standard Survey found that cable is continuing to decline, but with 55% is still the most popular platform, followed by 13% IPTV on DSL, 8% IPTV over FTTH, 7% KPN’s DTT service Digitenne and around 6% for satellite DTH.
36% of households have digital video recorders, of which 26% sits a in a set-top box and 13% in a DVD player. The share of homes with a DVD player has fallen from 51% in the second half of 2014 to 47% at the end of June 2015.