Close to half of all U.S. households subscribe to Netflix, Amazon Prime or Hulu Plus

I have Amazon Prime and Netflix. Never felt like Hulu had enough content to make it worthwhile for me. However it’s clear that especially for those users who don’t need a lot of sports coverage cutting the cord in favor of iTunes purchases and rentals, Netflix and Amazon is a very viable option.

Gigaom

Survey says: we are a Netflix (S NFLX) nation.

Forty-seven percent of all U.S. households subscribe to Netflix, Hulu Plus, Amazon (S AMZN) Prime or a combination of these services, and 49 percent of all households have at least one TV connected to the internet, according to a new study from the Leichtman Research Group about emerging video services. Four years ago, only 24 percent of all households had an internet-connected TV.

That combination of connected TVs and internet video subscriptions is increasingly shaping what we are watching. Forty-nine percent of all Netflix subscribers watch online video programming on a connected device every week, compared to only eight percent of viewers who don’t subscribe to Netflix. And 78 percent of all Netflix subscribers watch their videos on a TV.

Thirty-four percent of the people quizzed for this study said that they watch online video every day, and 61 percent…

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