Most popular devices used while watching TV and digital video streamed to TV according to internet users in the United States as of March 2017

Leading U.S. second screen devices used during TV consumption 2017 This statistic presents the most popular devices used while watching TV and digital video streamed on TV according to internet users in the United States as of March 2017. During the survey period, it was found that 58 percent of smartphone owners used their mobile device while watching television.
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While watching traditional TVWhile streaming digital video on TV
Smartphone58%56%
Computer46%38%
Tablet35%32%
While watching traditional TVWhile streaming digital video on TV
Smartphone58%56%
Computer46%38%
Tablet35%32%

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This statistic presents the most popular devices used while watching TV and digital video streamed on TV according to internet users in the United States as of March 2017. During the survey period, it was found that 58 percent of smartphone owners used their mobile device while watching television.
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Release date
May 2017
Region
United States
Survey time period
March 2017
Number of respondents
total survey n=821
Age group
18 years and older
Special properties
device owners
Supplementary notes
Which of the following devices, if any, do you use simultaneously while watching traditional live TV programming on a TV screen? Which of the following devices, if any, do you use simultaneously while watching digital video streamed to a TV screen?

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