Monday, June 9, 2014
Nearly Half of U.S. Households Have TVs Connected To Internet, Says Report
Nearly half of all U.S. househousehold now have their televisions connected to the Internet, and nearly that many have a subscription to Netflix, Amazon Prime, or Hulu Plus, according to a report issued Friday. The report--from the Leichtman Research Group--said that 49% of all US households have at least one television set connected to the Internet via a video game system, Blu-ray player, smart TV set, and/or stand-alone device. That's up from only 38% in 2012. Plus, that report found that 47% of households are subscribed to either Netflix, Amazon Prime, and/or Hulu Plus, although that number is heavily tilted towards Netflix subscribers. Leichtman Research Group said it surveyed 1,211 households nationwide for the study.
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