Digital TV News: GfK MRI

71% of US consumers have a TV cord and plan to keep it
Aug 27, 2018 – While cord cutting and shaving may be challenges for pay-TV providers, the vast majority of US consumers still say they are not ready to give up on these proven and deeply established sources of entertainment, according to GfK MRI research.
News categories: GfK MRI, Amy Hunt, Cable TV, Digital TV, IPTV, Market Research, OTT, Satellite, USA

Cord Cutters, Cord Nevers have different tastes in programming
Apr 24, 2017 – Though they share one thing – the lack of a traditional paid cable or satellite TV subscription – Cord Cutters and Cord Nevers in the US differ in a host of ways, including their tastes in streaming video platforms and shows.
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Millennials account for nearly half of US 'cordless' population
Jan 23, 2017 – According to GfK MRI’s Survey of the American Consumer, Millennials (ages 18 to 34) account for 43% of the 'cordless' population. That is by far the largest generational subsection of the cord-free group.
News categories: GfK MRI, Karen Ramspacher, Digital TV, Market Research, USA

28% of U.S. TV viewing is now streaming
Jul 8, 2015 – According to a GfK MRI report, more than a quarter (28%) of U.S. TV viewing is now done via digital streaming. Accessing subscription or free online platforms via a computer or mobile device accounts for 16% of time spent with TV content.
News categories: GfK, Christie Kawada, Michael Drankwalter, Digital TV, Games Console, Market Research, OTT, Smart TV, USA