Tablet & smartphone reading of newspapers continues to grow rapidly

The study ‘One’ performed by the French ‘Audipresse’ and the Dutch ‘Media Standard Survey’ performed by the ‘MSS-partners’ shows reading newspapers on digital platforms continues to grow rapidly.

According to the French study 42% of the French newspaper-readers read a digital version of the newspaper. From this number 27% of the digital newspapers are consumed using a tablet or smartphone.

The Dutch ‘Media Standard Survey’ has a little more detail. The graph below shows their multi-platform reading findings. Where you see the news consumption via computers stay stable at 33%, a growth of 4% for tablet and smartphone reading is perceived.

Given the increasing mobile consumption of news and information, we expect that these numbers will further grow in the near future..

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