Connected TV and streaming media player adoption is spurring digital video purchases and rentals, according to NPD.
210m Connected TVs in the US
In the US, at the end of 2017, 210 million devices were installed in consumer homes actively delivering internet connectivity to the TV screen, and by the end of 2021 […]
US connected TV homes increase 14% YoY
More than half (52%) of all US internet homes have at least one TV connected to the internet.
Half of US users watch UltraViolet on their TV set
Well over half of the 16 million UltraViolet (UV) users in the US are now viewing their content on a TV.
NPD Group retracts pay-TV release
The NPD Group has retracted a press release about the number of pay-TV and SVOD subscribers in the US.
Box office hits most popular on Netflix and Amazon
Big box-office titles, new releases, and franchise movies are the most streamed movie content on SVOD services such as Netflix and Amazon Instant Video.
US second screen usage disappoints
US consumers are not widely using applications designed by broadcasters on their laptops, smartphones, and other second-screen devices.
US viewers opt for free TV streaming
Traditional pay TV operators and broadcast networks still dominate the consumer television landscape, but US viewers start to turn to new options, from subscription video on demand (SVOD), to electronic […]