Although it appears that viewers watching online are generally pleased with the viewing quality, there are still significant differences when compared to Pay TV, according to a recent article in Streaming Media, discussing a Ring Digital survey.
Let’s take a closer look at some of the stats:
Another big issue that live video streamers encounter lies within the delivery:
Even though advances in technology and design have come on leaps and bounds in the live online viewing sector, there is still some way to go before online viewing overtakes Pay TV. Overall the survey found that connected TV is the most preferred way to stream, while watching on mobiles the least preferred method.
Stalling and buffering are still major issues in both platforms, and this remains on of the biggest headaches for viewers.
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