“There will be a period, as data really takes off, where network experience is a potential differentiator.”
Ronan Dunne, head of O2 (UK)
Hulu now has 43 million monthly users, according to comScore. That’s double last year’s number. They watched 924 million streams in the most recently measured 30-day period. That’s triple last year’s count, meaning the average Hulu user watches more clips now than they did in 2008. The site’s TV archive now totals over 14,000 hours, although episodes of most shows are rotated in and out rather than hosted permanently.
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2009 will see a total of 1.2 billion mobile devices shipped, according to the latest data from ABI Research. That includes all categories of wireless devices including cellular handsets, MIDs (Mobile Internet Devices), netbooks, mobile consumer electronics products, and cellular modems.
Shipments of these devices will have nearly doubled in 2014 to a total of 2.25 billion. The next five years will see a shift in the breakdown between types of mobile devices shipped.
Source: ABI Research
Google Inc.’s Android mobile software may offer as many as 150,000 applications by the end of 2010
“A lot of developers have come onto the Android platform” because of efforts by Verizon Wireless, Motorola Inc. and Google to promote the system
Flurry Inc. Chief Executive Officer Simon Khalaf
- In 2009, the average U.S. Internet user spent 13 hours per week online. This number is down slightly from last year. Thanks to the large interest in the presidential election and financial crisis
- The average Internet user was online for roughly 14 hours per week in 2008
- Overall, the average time online for U.S. Internet users has gone up from 7 hours in 1999 to close to 9 hours in 2003 and up to 11 hours in 2007.
- Users between 30 to 39 are the most active Internet users. On average, this group is online for 18 hours per week
Source: Harris Interactive