Net-connected TV Penetration Tops 60 of Internet Households, Up 19% YOY -tdgresearch

New research finds that almost two-thirds of broadband households have at least one net-connected TV in their home.

According to new data from The Diffusion Group (TDG), more than 60% of broadband households have at least one television connected to the Internet such that it can receive entertainment services like Netflix and Pandora.


‘Though broadband diffusion may be slowing as the market matures, the expansion of broadband-connected TVs continues at rapid clip, up 19% in the last year,’ noted Michael Greeson, TDG president and director of research.”

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VideoNuze-TDG Podcast #159 – The Top 10 Online Video Stories of 2012 – Videonuze

“I’m pleased to present the 159th edition of the VideoNuze-TDG podcast with my weekly partner Colin Dixon, senior analyst at The Diffusion Group. Today we count down and explain our picks for the top 10 online video stories of 2012, with a bonus of naming our top ‘non-story’ of the year.”

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Study: Cord-Cutters and Cord-Nevers Will Soar to 17.2 Million U.S. Homes by 2017 – Videonuze

“New research from The Diffusion Group forecasts that the number of “pay-TV refugees” – U.S. homes subscribing to broadband, but not to pay-TV services – will increase 58%, from 10.9 million in 2012 to 17.2 million in 2017. Pay-TV refugees consist of both “cord-cutters” (homes that once subscribed to pay-TV, but no longer do) and “cord-nevers” (homes that have never subscribed to pay-TV). The percentage of broadband subscribers who are pay-TV refugees will increase from 12.5% in 2012 to 17.2% in 2017.”

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VideoNuze Report Podcast #130 – The NABShow 2012 Wrap-up [VIDEO] – Videonuze

“Dixon, senior partner at The Diffusion Group, and I at the NABShow in Las Vegas, so we recorded a video for the first time (for you audiophiles, there’s still a link to the audio below, and it’s still in iTunes as well). For this week’s edition, we discuss what hit our radar at the NABShow. Enjoy!”

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If They Can Find It, They’ll Watch It. « ActiveVideo

“Whenever I watch the “Kitchen Sync” or “OTT Monitor Minutes” reports by Colin Dixon, the well-regarded senior partner from The Diffusion Group, I come away with a nugget or two of insight that makes me think.


We don’t always agree. I had to differ when he implied that interactivity should be on the second screen, not on TV, in this report on Canoe Ventures.”

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@VideoNuze Report Podcast #112 – Facebook’s Video Opportunities

“I’m pleased to be joined by Colin Dixon, senior partner at The Diffusion Group, for the 112th edition of the VideoNuze Report podcast, for Dec. 2, 2011. Today Colin and I discuss how Facebook has become a leader in online video and the range of opportunities it has ahead. Earlier this week I reported how Facebook was ranked as the #2 video site in October by comScore, with nearly 60 million viewers.”