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Content streaming vital for new TV, video device purchases

Thursday 7 August 2014 | 22:14 CET | News
For US consumers, the most important factor when buying a new TV or video device is the ability to connect to the internet and stream content, reports advanced-television.com. The research by GfK for the Council for Research Excellence (CRE) was designed to determine consumers' likely future video devices purchases. The majority of households selected smart TVs, followed by TV-set-connectable OTT streaming devices (such as a Roku box or Google Chromecast device), which were typically bought alongside other devices such as smart TVs. Only a minority of homes purchased tablets.

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