Internet television and WLAN have become commonplace in Finnish homes
According to the consumer survey, 69% of Finns have watched free internet television services, such Yle Areena, Katsomo or Ruutu. The second most popular services are video services such as Youtube with 58%. A total of 56% of Finns watch TV programmes or videos online at least once a week, and 19% watch them daily.
The survey found that two out of three Finnish households have a WLAN. In 42% of households, the WLAN is connected to a fixed broadband subscription. This means that almost three quarters of fixed broadband subscriptions in households are connected to a WLAN. Regardless of population density or age, the most common device connected to a WLAN is the computer: 86% of households with WLAN have a computer connected to the WLAN. The computer is followed by the mobile phone (68%) and the tablet (63%).
The results are based on a telephone survey conducted in spring 2016. A total of 3009 Finns over the age of 15 were interviewed for the survey. TNS Gallup collected the data and compiled the results.
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