Digital TV in 82% of Dutch householdsMonday, February 3rd, 2014
According to the 2013 Media Standard Survey (MSS) produced by TNS-NIPO for Stichting KijkOnderzoek (SKO), the primary provider of official television audience ratings in the Netherlands, digital television is now in 82% of Dutch households, up from 76% in 2012. The increase was due to growth in digital TV via cable, IPTV and fibre. The number of households receiving digital terrestrial television fell from 11% to 9%.
The percentage of Dutch households with a hard disk-based set-top box grew to 20%. In 2013 pentration of DVD recorders with built-in hard drive declined from 20% to 16%, while ownership of standalone disk recorders remained static.
The percentage of households with a TV with access to the Internet increased significantly from 11% to 17%.
Dutch household penetration 2013
One or more TVs 97.6% Analog cable 33.9% Digital cable receiver 53.8% Satellite 5.5% Digitenne (DTT) 9.4% Internet TV receiver 10.4% Fibre 10.7% Total digital reception 82.0% Equipment connected to TV: Video recorder 20.0% DVD player/Blu-Ray Player 57.8% DVD recorder without HDD 12.7% DVD recorder with HDD 15.9% Standalone DVR (without DVD) 4.7% STB with DVR 20.3% TV with built-in recorder 3.3% Total Video Recorder 36.9% Total DVD-R/HDD-recorder 40.8%