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Americans are consuming more streaming content on more devices, Nielsen reveals in its latest Local Watch Report.
As of November 2017, 65.3 million U.S. homes had an internet enabled device capable of streaming content to the TV (about 59 percent of the population). That’s up 9.7 percent from from 59.5 million in November 2016.
Adweek covered the trend of OTT usage on the local level in our April 16 issue, using Nielsen data included in this quarterly report.
Those who stream TV are streaming a lot. According to the report, adults from the 25-54 age demographic consume two hours and 28 minutes of streaming content per day. The average user streamed content 12 days of every month.
The market-by-market breakdown of OTT usage is of note. Urban areas, like Los Angeles, and more educated markets, like San Francisco, and tech-savvy Seattle are streaming more than consumers in smaller markets.
Nielsen found that in homes where the head of house is less than 35 years old, they are:
34 percent more likely to have a streaming device than the average home 17 percent more likely to include people who have a college degree 65 percent White 15 percent Hispanic 13 percent Black
Among the trends to watch, growth in mid-size markets.
San Diego is currently winning the streaming usage race among mid-size markets with 71 percent of homes now having access to an enabled device.
Salt Lake City is right behind at 69
Read more here: http://www.adweek.com/tv-video/59-of-all-homes-now-have-a-streaming-enabled-screen/