Hulu Is Now the Second Most Used Streaming Service




The battle for streaming supremacy has been heating up recently with Netflix, Hulu, and Amazon all fighting it out for the top subscription streaming service.

Now we get a look not just at raw numbers but also at how often each service is used in the United States thanks to Comscore.

Yesterday Comscore released a study that looked at what Americans really watched in March 2017. From this data we get a good idea of what service is popular. Now this is not subscribers, because many subscribe to Amazon, for example, not for the video but for the shipping.

So let’s take a look at the data.

According to Comscore cord cutters who subscribe to Netflix watched 38 hours of video every month. Non-cord cutting homes streamed an average of 27 hours a month. That makes Netflix the most popular subscription streaming service.

Hulu came in second with cord cutters according to the report with 34 hours per month on average. What is surprising is with non-cord cutting homes Hulu did better than Netflix with 30 hours per month.

In third place was Amazon with just 16 hours for cord cutters and 11 hours a month for cable subscribers.

It is important to remember that these numbers come before Hulu’s live TV service launched. So this does not count binge watching ESPN.

So what do you think of these numbers? How would you rank the top three subscription streaming services? Leave us a comment and let us know.

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