UK to have ‘tech-savvy TV Christmas’

Ofcom believes 16% of web-connected British viewers will watch catch-up TV on their tabletsImage copyright
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Ofcom believes 16% of web-connected British viewers will watch catch-up TV on their tablets

British viewers are some-more expected than those in other grown nations to watch on-demand TV this Christmas, a UK’s telecoms regulator Ofcom is predicting.

Its consult indicates 70% of UK adults, 31 million, watched TV around giveaway catch-up services such as BBC iPlayer and ITV Hub in Sep and October.

Meanwhile, 16% of web-connected adults noticed catch-up TV on a tablet.

Traditional live TV remained a many renouned approach of tuning in, however.

Of a 9,000 people surveyed, some-more used these tech-savvy radio services in a UK than in a US, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Australia, Spain or Sweden.

“UK viewers won’t be tied to a TV report this Christmas,” Ofcom executive of investigate James Thickett said.

“More than anywhere else, we’re examination TV and films during a time that suits us, on a operation of devices, in and out of a home.

“So this year, some-more people can fit their gratifying TV observation around opening presents and figure a turkey.”

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