According to the Media Standard Survey (MSS) conducted by Kantar TNS, 42% of Dutch households have their TV set connected to the internet, with a further 15% using a dongle or media centre.
88% of households have digital television, and a tablet is present in two out of three households.
The number of households with direct internet access via television (Connected TV) is growing sharply from 37% in the second half of 2016 to 42% in the first half of 2017. In 15% of households there is a media centre or dongle on the TV, such as Apple TV or Google Chromecast..
88% of Dutch households have digital television on one or more devices. This percentage of digital reception remained at the level of the second half of 2016.
Half of the households (50%) have a digital connection through the cable. 18% percent of the households have digital connection over the internet (IPTV). In 11% of households fibre is found as source of digital reception.
DTT reception via KPN Digitenne is slightly down from 6.4% tp 5.6%, while satellite DTH reception is also down from 3.9% to 3.3%.
Households with analogue reception on one or more TV sets are further down from 22% in the second half of 2016 to 18% in the first half of 2017.
35% of households have a hard disk recorder connected to one or more devices. This percentage is comparable to the second half of 2016. 25% of Dutch households have one Hard disk recorder integrated into the set-top box.
In 78% of households there is a laptop and in 45% a desktop computer. The number of households with a tablet has risen from 63% in the second half of 2016 to 67% in the first half of 2017.