Connected TV Devices by U.S. States
As per research conducted by Leichtman Research Group in 2018, households in the US with at least one Internet-connected TV device came to 74%. In 2017, 69.5 million households or 58.7%, had at least one Internet-enabled device capable of streaming to a TV. Furthermore, according to an NPD research, there were 204 million connected TV devices linked to the internet in US households in 2017. Although we could not find the percentage of households per state in the US with at least one internet-connected TV devices, we got other useful information that was added to the research findings as summarized below.
percentage of households in the US with at least one Internet-connected TV device
- According to Leichtman Research Group, in 2018, 74% of U.S. TV households had at least one Internet-connected TV device, including connected Smart TVs, stand-alone streaming devices, connected video game systems, and connected Blu-ray players. This was an increase from 65% with at least one connected TV device in 2016, 44% in 2013, and 24% in 2010.
- In June 2017, 58.7% of U.S. homes, or 69.5 million households in total, had at least one Internet-enabled device capable of streaming to a TV. That was a 12% increase from June 2016, when 60.7 million households, equivalent to 52.2% of homes, had connected-TV access.
other useful information
- In 2018, about 29% of all TVs in U.S. households were connected Smart TVs, an increase from 7% in 2014. In addition, 46% of TV households had at least one stand-alone streaming device, up from 17% in 2014. In 2018, among those with any connected TV device, 57% had 3 or more devices, with a mean of 3.8 devices per connected TV household . Also, across all TV households, the mean total of connected TV devices was 2.8, compared to a mean of 1.7 pay-TV set-top boxes per U.S. TV household.
- A Parks Associates research in 2019 found that OTT video services have transitioned back into people's living rooms, with a majority or about 52% of US broadband households now watching online video on a TV that is connected to the internet. Another 2019 Digital Media and Connected Consumers survey revealed that watching TV or movies at home is the most popular leisure activity among US broadband households, with 55% choosing this among their top two favorite leisure activities.
- According to an emarketer research, in 2018, it was expected that 46 million US households will use a smart TV at least monthly, a 16% increase from 2017. In addition, a H1 2018 survey from GlobalWebIndex found that nearly 40% of internet users in the US own a smart TV and roughly 30% of respondents said they used a smart TV to access the internet.
- A research by NPD also revealed that there were 204 million connected TV devices linked to the Internet in the US households in 2017. These devices include video game consoles, streaming media players, Blu-ray Disc players, and TVs.