Why TV Is Still The Most Popular Media Device In The US [Infographic]

Why TV Is Still The Most Popular Media Device In The US [Infographic]

TV users still significantly outnumber online users in the United States despite a perceived hike in mobile and online usage because the traditional medium is still more accessible.

Sam McNerney
  • 9 january 2012

In an era largely defined by the internet, TV still dominates. According to a new report on media usage from Nielsen, TV is still the most popular device with 290 million Americans (about 92 percent) owning at least one. In contrast, 232 million (ages 13+) own mobile phones and only 211 million Americans are online. The report also revealed that about one in three U.S. TV households owns four or more televisions.



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