Survey: Roku the Most Used Streaming Media Player

Usage outpaces the Apple TV, according to Parks Associates
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Roku isn't the world's best-selling streaming media player, but it's the most used in the U.S., according to a new study from Parks Associates.

In a survey of 10,000 U.S. users conducted in the first quarter, Parks Associates found that, among homes with a streaming video media device, 37% primarily  use the Roku, versus 24% for the Apple TV box, which both outpaced devices from Sony, TiVo, Netgear and Boxee, which was recently acquired by Samsung. Here's how the group stacked up:

Overall, the firm found that the number of U.S. homes with a streaming video media device has doubled since 2011, reaching 14% in 2013.

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