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The majority of Americans responding to a recently published survey from TV manufacturer TCL say they stream content on their TV, either directly through apps or through a connected smart device. Conducted by Ipsos in March, the study polled 4,024 U.S. adults ages 18 and over online, and 2,115 of them reported using apps on their TVs or connected devices to stream content.

Sling TV, Playstation Vue, and live TV streaming apps were used by 10 percent of app users who responded to the survey, while Hulu was reportedly used by 30 percent of them. Premium and basic cable apps, such as HBO Go and CBS All Access that allow cable subscribers additional access to content were used by 43 percent of the app users. Streaming options from Time Warner Cable, Spectrum TV, and Xfinity TV were used by 7 percent of app users.

The survey results also were tapped to rank the Top 25 apps used for streaming on TVs, with the top five being Netflix, YouTube, Amazon Instant Video, Pandora, and Hulu. The full listing is available here.

“As streaming continues to grow in popularity, consumers are seeking out a wider variety of channels that deliver the content they love. Five years ago, there were only a few apps that mattered. Now when you look at the Top 25, all of them are being watched by millions of households that are passionate about them,” TCL SVP Chris Larson observes.

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