Turnover telecom sector further down
Turnover generated by the telecom sector has fallen almost continuously in recent years. At the same time, fewer text messages are sent and the use of mobile internet is growing.
Smartphones used most for mobile internet access
Smartphones have ousted laptops as the most popular devices for mobile internet access in the Netherlands. Many young people, in particular, use smartphones almost daily to go online wherever they...
The Netherlands leads Europe in internet access
In 2017, 98 percent of Dutch households had internet access against a European average of 87 percent.
More elderly active on social media
Social media usage among the elderly has soared in recent years. The group 65 to 74-year-olds in particular have become increasingly active users. In 2019, 76 percent of the respondents in this age...
Increase in use of government websites
Nearly three-quarters of the Dutch population aged 12 years or older accessed government websites in 2017.
Dutch consumers embrace online shopping
More and more Dutch consumers are shopping online. This spring, nearly three-quarters of the 11.8 million internet users in the Netherlands said they had purchased a product online.
Most young people online with smartphone
If they are not at home, a smartphone is by far the most popular mobile device for young people to access the internet. Once online, they spend most of their time playing video games, watching films...
Mobile Internet increasingly popular
Mobile Internet is increasingly becoming a part of daily life. Over one in three Internet users had access to the web through mobile devices in 2010 versus one in five in 2007.