Live Video Streaming Global Perspective

| May 30, 2018

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Two hundred consumers, who were 18+, owned or had access to one of the following devices: Feature phone/PC/Laptop/Smartphone/Tablet/Gaming console/Smart TV/Video streaming devices, were polled in each of the markets. All comsumers had watched video digitally on a PC/laptop, smartphone, tablet or connected TV, and had ever watched live video streaming on any device or platform.

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