Quotable Quotes and Statistics :
In February, nearly 175 million US viewers watched over 28 billion videos, averaging 161 videos per month.
“Consumers want devices that can navigate the universe of video programming from all of these sources and present the choices to them in a simple, integrated way”
-- Julius Genachowski, FCC Chairman
Active mobile video users grew by 57% to 17.6 million people between Q4 2008 and Q4 2009
-- Nielson Media Company
“Interest in viewing the Web on television sets is so strong that consumers are making their own connections through PCs and video game consoles.”
-- Antone Gonsalves, Information Week
“Consumers want the best of both worlds: pay-TV and OTT video. Nearly 40% of consumer broadband household respondents want a combination of linear TV and on-demand TV”
-- Keith Nissen, In-Stat
“[T]he Internet's ability to offer an almost infinite selection is part of what makes it so appealing: people can find things that don't sell well enough to warrant shelf space in a neighborhood music store or video rental shop — think of the obscure books on Amazon.com. The ease of digital video production and the ubiquity of high-speed Internet connections are sending the long tail of video into the living rooms of the world, live and in color."
-- Saul Hansell, NY Times
“The Qtv player launches later this year and … thanks to the free 30-day trial the hardest part may be remembering where we left our PS2s.
-- Richard Lawler, Engadget