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European Union member households with mobile Internet access and no fixed line access have nearly doubled in the past year to 13%, and have more than tripled since 2011, underlining the increasing pace with which consumers – especially Millennials -- are adopting an all-mobile lifestyle.
And, according to the European Commission’s eCommunications Survey, 69% of EU households have mobile Internet access, up 21% Y/Y.
Netflix competitor iflix is continuing to make deals in Southeast Asia, this time with Indonesian mobile phone service provider Indosat Ooredoo, to deliver unlimited access to TV shows and movies to Indosat Ooredoo customers.
The deal will give select Ooredoo premium mobile and fiber broadband customers service bundled with their existing subscriptions. Iflix is available to consume on multiple devices, including TV, phone, laptop, desktop or tablet.
Globally, mobile devices have become the backbone of developing nations where deployment of fixed broadband infrastructures have trailed because of geographic or financial restrictions; it’s not unusual for mobile Internet connections to make up the bulk of broadband connections, and not just among Millennials.
Getting the right content to attract Millennials and younger viewers to mobile video services is a crucial – and proving to be more difficult than carriers have expected – first step in growing a service.