March 20, 2013
Mobile devices overtake TVs in the bedroom
Motorola Mobility's study of 9,500 global consumers found that a majority of respondents who view video programming in the bedroom use their smartphones and tablets versus broadcast TV. C/net reports.
According to Motorola Mobility's Fourth Annual Media Engagement Barometer, consumers globally are watching 25 hours of TV and film programming per week on average, up from 15 hours in 2011. Fifty percent of respondents said they watch programming on their TVs in the living room, while 40 percent use their smartphones or tablets instead, the study found.
Moreover, 9 percent of tablet owners and 16 percent of smartphone owners are consuming content in the bathroom, according to the study.
More than 50 percent of those surveyed have downloaded or stored a TV program or film on a mobile device.
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