With People ‘Cutting The Cable,’What Are The Most Popular Streaming Devices?
Cable, and Satellite TV companies are increasingly falling into disfavor with American consumers. Time reports, 1.1 million Americans cancelled their cable TV in 2015, four times the previous year. More than 800,000 cut the cable in the 2nd quarter of 2016. Where are people getting their TV? Millions of people are watching TV by streaming from the internet, and watching local channels via HD antennae. Fast Company reports, Millions of people are using popular devices like Apple TV, Amazon Firestick, and Google Chromecast. The most popular device is Roku (I have one.), with 38.9 million users. Chromecast is a close second, at 36.9 million, followed by Amazon (35.8 million), and Apple TV with 21.3 million users. That's almost 133 million people! Have you cut the cable? What would they have to do to get you to come back?