People Still Prefer Watching Free Videos Online
Even though paid streaming video services are booming, they're still playing second fiddle to free platforms like YouTube. According to nScreenMedia, people spent an impressive 48 percent of their time watching online video on YouTube in March 2014. Netflix accounted for 22 percent of people's time while Hulu came in with just 8 percent.
Most popular online video properties in the United States as of August 2015, ranked by unique viewers (in millions)
Leading U.S. video properties 2015, by unique viewers
Number of mobile phone video viewers in the United States from 2013 to 2019 (in millions)
Mobile phone video viewers in the United States 2013-2019
Global consumer internet video traffic via fixed-line connections from 2014 to 2019 (in petabytes per month)
Consumer internet video traffic via fixed-line connections 2014-2019
- Leading U.S. video properties 2015, by unique viewersLeading U.S. video properties 2015, by unique viewers
- Share of internet users who watch online videos 2014, by countryShare of internet users who watch online videos 2014, by country
- Daily online video usage in selected countries 2014Daily online video usage in selected countries 2014
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