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While one in ten Spanish connected households pay for online content, only 1.8% subscribe to Netflix.

uso vod cnmcEven though the subscription video-on-demand (SVOD) service doesn’t deliver country-by-country figures, a report about Spain’s online habits shows over 200,000 homes out of the almost 14 million households with broadband Internet access are subscribing to Netflix.

According to the report published by the Comisión Nacional de los Mercados y la Competencia (CNMC), Spaniards spend over one hour per day watching online content, but most of it is for free. The report also reveals that the younger the demographic, the higher online video consumption.

Online platforms from the free-to-air (FTA) networks, which deliver video-on-demand (VOD), live and catch-up content for free lead TV consumption through the Internet in Spain. Atresmedia’s Atresplayer is used by 45% of people who regularly use these kinds of services, while RTVE.es is selected by 37% and Mediaset’s Mitele by 34.8%.

One in ten Spaniards uses subscription-based over-the-top (OTT) services to watch TV and video, with Telefónica’s Yomvi (formerly Canal+) being used in 7.8% of the Internet homes. Netflix, which landed in Spain a year ago, is subscribed to by 1.8%, TotalChannel by 1.5% and Wuaki.tv by 1.1%.