Online video viewing to surge by 20% this year - study

Tuesday 18 July 2017 | 15:35 CET | News
Online video viewing is set to soar by 20 percent year on year to a daily average of 47.4 minutes a day in 2017 compared to 39.6 minutes in 2016, according to a report from Zenith. The rise will be driven by a 35 percent increase in viewing on mobile devices (smartphones and tablets) to 28.8 minutes a day, while viewing on fixed devices (desktop PCs, laptops and smart TVs) will also inch up by 2 percent to 18.6 minutes a day. The report predicts that 2017 will be the peak year of fixed-device video, which global consumers will spend an average of 19 minutes a day viewing, as consumers shift

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Companies: Facebook / Hulu / Netflix / YouTube
Countries: World
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