Nielsen Survey Finds Preferred Mediums/Content for Netflix, Hulu Users
July 28, 2011 10:54 AM
Most Netflix users prefer to watch streaming videos on a TV screen while most Hulu users prefer a computer screen
Video streaming has become a convenient and increasingly popular way of watching movies and TV shows in the U.S., but how users watch their favorites varies across service to service.
A recent Nielsen survey has found that
and Hulu users both view video streaming in
, despite being similar services. After conducting 12,000 online interviews in March 2011, Nielsen found that most Netflix users watch their videos on a TV screen via a game console while a majority of Hulu users watch their videos on a computer.
According to the survey's results, half of all
subscribers watch movies/TV shows on a TV screen using a game console such as the Wii, PlayStation 3 or Xbox 360. Netflix users who watch videos on a computer make up 42 percent of subscribers, and 14 percent connect their computers to the TV.
users, on the other hand, mostly use their computers to watch videos. In fact, 89 percent of them do so. Twenty percent of Hulu users connect their computer to the TV, and only 8 percent use game consoles to watch their programs.
In addition to how they view movies and TV shows, Netflix and Hulu users also differ in what they stream using these services. For instance, 53 percent of Netflix users mainly use the service to watch movies while only 9 percent of Hulu users watch movies. Conversely, 73 percent of Hulu users mainly watch TV shows while only 11 percent of Netflix users use it for that purpose. Twice as many Netflix users use the service to watch movies and TV shows equally than Hulu.
"I mean, if you wanna break down someone's door, why don't you start with AT&T, for God sakes? They make your amazing phone unusable as a phone!" -- Jon Stewart on Apple and the iPhone
Netflix Releases Q2 Results, Investors Nervous About Future
July 25, 2011, 9:41 PM
Customers Outraged at New Netflix Pricing, Investors Giddy
July 14, 2011, 12:30 PM
Hulu Up for Sale After Fox Renews Licensing Agreement; Hulu Plus Available in Android Market
June 23, 2011, 1:48 PM
Science & Environment
February 20, 2017, 6:37 AM
The USA’s newest weather satellite sends first photos.
January 24, 2017, 6:41 AM
Netflix took a decision to invest in original content
January 19, 2017, 7:00 AM
Amazon Airborne Fulfillment Center – Your Merchandise Drop-Shipped from the Clouds
December 29, 2016, 5:00 AM
Amazon is experimenting with a new kind of grocery stores, Amazon Go
December 8, 2016, 5:00 AM
Google has developed Deep Learning Algorithm to detect Diabetic Eye Disease
December 4, 2016, 5:00 AM
Most Popular Articles
Surface Pro 5 Rumors - New Release Date and Price
April 22, 2017, 6:45 AM
ASUS RT-AC5300 – Ultimate Game & 4K Streaming
April 18, 2017, 7:45 AM
Dell Inspiron 17 7000 – A Premium Laptop featuring 7th Gen Intel Core i7 in a 2-in-1 Frame.
April 19, 2017, 7:45 AM
Meet the Smartphone with four cameras - Alcatel Flashphone
April 5, 2017, 11:20 AM
Vivo V5 Plus – the Selfie Softlight is on You.
April 17, 2017, 7:05 AM
Latest Blog Posts
Samsung Galaxy S8 – Warning for Pet Owners
Apr 24, 2017, 5:59 AM
Sound Bars and the Costs?
Apr 23, 2017, 6:30 AM
Link your Brain to Your Computer – In Four Years…Maybe
Apr 22, 2017, 7:03 AM
Google Home can now identify users by their voice.
Apr 21, 2017, 7:15 AM
Amazon Lex – Now Available for Developers.
Apr 20, 2017, 6:58 AM
You can now use Instagram offline on your Android Smartphone
Apr 19, 2017, 8:00 AM
Now you can livestream to YouTube from your mobile device.
Apr 18, 2017, 8:05 AM
Google Home – Is It a Spy Device?
Apr 17, 2017, 7:30 AM
Apple added to self –driving test permit list
Apr 15, 2017, 6:21 AM
Project Scorpio – Coming on June 11
Apr 14, 2017, 6:20 AM
Looks Like Samsung Has Been Forgiven.
Apr 13, 2017, 6:50 AM
United Airlines - Blasted on China’s Social Network and the Stock Market
Apr 12, 2017, 6:50 AM
Amazon's Third-Party Sellers Hacked
Apr 11, 2017, 6:25 AM
Microsoft Surface Pro5 Details Revealed
Apr 9, 2017, 6:41 AM
Own An Android Phone? Then you could be hacked over Wi-FI
Apr 7, 2017, 6:47 AM
Apple confirms iOS 10.3 bug and its effect on iCloud Services
Apr 6, 2017, 6:30 AM
Apple Rolls Out New Version of Apple Music
Apr 5, 2017, 10:35 AM
Apple in the News
Apr 4, 2017, 9:03 AM
Apple iPhones Will Soon Feature Graphics Chips Designed BY Apple
Apr 3, 2017, 6:23 AM
AMD Ryzen Desktop Processors Performance
Apr 2, 2017, 6:30 AM
What makes a camera Lensless?
Apr 1, 2017, 7:45 AM
Google halts Android Wear 2.0 Update Due to Bug
Mar 31, 2017, 7:27 AM
More Blog Posts
Copyright 2017 DailyTech LLC. -
Terms, Conditions & Privacy Information