Mobile news consumption breakthrough in Flanders, according to new iMinds digiMeter

Ghent - December 16, 2014. Each year, Digimeter - an initiative of the Flemish digital research center iMinds, investigates trends related to media ownership and usage in Flanders. One of this year's main findings is that 2014 has been the year of mobile media consumption's absolute breakthrough in Flanders, especially when it comes to mobile news consumption. The Digimeter research shows that nearly a quarter of respondents consult news updates via their tablets or smartphones on a daily basis. The new Digimeter report also revealed interesting trends regarding smartphone penetration in Flanders, and regarding surfing the Internet while watching TV.