Research: Internet access via TV doubles in Portugal

September 15, 2023

From guest author Branislav Pekic in Rome

The number of Portuguese internet users who use their TV sets to access the internet has doubled in the past four years, according to data from market research company Marktest. This makes TV the fastest-growing medium for accessing the internet in Portugal.

The most popular way to access the internet in Portugal is still the mobile phone, with 80.4 % of internet users saying they use it to be online. The computer is used by 63.5 % of internet users, the tablet by 22.4 %, and game consoles by 9.8 %.

According to Marktest, the growth of internet use on TV sets is a trend that is likely to continue in the years to come.