Streaming media device sales to reach 86 million

Stuart Sikes

Stuart Sikes

Global annual sales of streaming media devices will increase from 30 million units in 2013 to 86 million units in 2019, according to Parks Associates.

The research firm said that last year 13% of US broadband households purchased a streaming media device, boosting adoption to nearly 30%. These included boxes and streaming sticks form companies like Roku, Apple Google and Amazon.

Parks also claimed that by the end of 2019 more than 330 million 4K Ultra HD TVs will be sold globally.

“The number of connected CE categories and devices continues to expand as companies look to disrupt the market,” said Parks Associates president, Stuart Sikes.

“The key priorities for our research are to identify emerging business models, effective partnerships, and engagement strategies that help develop profitable consumer products and services.”