Posts Tagged ‘ Consumer Panel

A Panel Examination of Over-the-Top Audience


The new reality for consumers is they not only have access to more content than ever before, but they can also select the content they want, when they want, and watch in the device they want. One such device that has become increasingly popular for media consumption is Over-the-Top (OTT) media players. These are devices that deliver video content via the internet to television sets. Today, there exists an ever-growing number of various OTT devices from Roku players, the Apple TV, the Amazon Fire TV box, Chromecast, and game consoles. However, with this increased availability of choice comes the growing fragmentation of consumer time and attention. This leaves advertisers with the complex task of breaking through the clutter of advertisements and finding a way to reach the OTT device-specific audience. However, reaching an audience behind an OTT device requires a thorough understanding of the viewers. To date, there has been no study examining the differences between various types of OTT device owners and their viewing behaviors. Read more

Who’s on Netflix vs. Hulu vs. Other? A Panel based examination of SVOD users


The media industry is in a state of flux with continued fragmentation of consumer time and attention around media and across various devices and services. One such service that is popular among consumers today is SVOD (Subscription Video On-Demand) which enables on-demand access to both native digital content and TV-produced content. Forty eight percent of US homes have access to at least one SVOD service from providers such as Netflix, Amazon Prime and Hulu, up from 42% a year ago, according to Nielsen’s report. As consumers are shifting from live viewing to SVOD consumption, researchers are interested in understanding the underlying behavioral changes that are differentiating SVOD service providers. For instance, are consumers watch similar programs between Netflix and Hulu? Are there overlaps and/or uniqueness in consumer behaviors across these service providers? Answering these and many other questions is at the heart of this study and analysis. Read more