Dutch households have more tablets than desktop PCs




According to the Central Bureau for Statistics available for the first time Dutch households on a tablet than on a desktop computer. In 58 percent of households is a tablet present while a desktop can be found at 50 percent.

Possession of desktops still decreases as the number of tablets that Dutch households still possess growth is evident from the figures published by Statistics Netherlands for the year 2015. The number of households with tablet is growing faster than the number who own a laptop. The past year was 72 percent a laptop, compared to 70 and 69 percent respectively in 2014 and 2013. The number of households is growing has a smartphone, which is currently 73 percent, versus 67 percent a year earlier. In two years, the desktop at eleven percent of Dutch households disappeared.

The report ICT Knowledge and Economy describes more topics, including the growth in the volume of Internet traffic. That is again strongly increased: in December 2015 recorded the Amsterdam Internet Exchange 863,000 terabytes of data traffic. That is 27 percent more compared to the same month a year earlier. The NL-IX saw Internet traffic increase significantly. In the third quarter of 2015, the data traffic on an average of 390,000 terabytes per month was, compared to a year earlier 226,000 terabytes. The traffic of the Dutch nodes together grew by 38 percent year on year. The AMS-IX broke in September 2015 for the first time the border 4Tbit / s as a peak moment, a year earlier was still 3Tbit / s.

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