Kids use web as much as TV, reports Ofcom

Eleftheriou-Smith, Loulla-Mae
November 2012
PRWeek (London);11/2/2012, p19
Trade Publication
The article reports on the findings of a study conducted by the British Office of Communications (Ofcom) which examined the Internet and television habits of British children aged 12 to 15 years.


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