Television became a popular electronic good in the household approximately a decade after the Second World War. Nowadays the number of TV households in Europe is higher than ever. The evolution of television set (TV set) technology has seen a rapid increase. This includes aspects such as sound quality, picture quality, energy efficiency, and even the weight and size of TV sets. More advanced TV sets are rolled out to the public on a regular basis.
Having the TV running while being preoccupied at home is something often seen in households. Many consumers enjoy having the TV as background noise. For example, in Spain, Portugal, and Switzerland more than half of consumers state that the last time they used the internet while watching television they used their smartphone.
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