Use of e-readers with 3G or 4G access in UK households in Q1 2018

This statistic shows the use of e-readers with 3G access in households in the United Kingdom (UK) as at February 2018. According to the respondents, 44 percent of the households had an e-reader with built in 3G capabilities and had access to a mobile network. When purchasing an e-reader there is usually an option to purchase the e-reader with built in mobile internet. If this option is not the e-reader usually connects through wi-fi.

Does your household's e-reader have built-in 3G or 4G access to a mobile network?

Percentage of respondents
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Release date

May 2018


United Kingdom

Survey time period

January 2019 to February 2019

Number of respondents

479 respondents

Age group

16 years and older

Special properties

Those who personally use an e-reader/digital book reader

Method of interview

Face-to-face interview

Supplementary notes

The source adds the following information: "Data is tested at the 95% confidence level."
This question was phrased by the source as follows: "Does your household's e-reader (digital book reader) have built-in 3G access to a mobile network? This means that books can be purchased online and downloaded from anywhere with a signal, without the need for a Wi-Fi connection?"

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