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When asked why they would or would not adopt online video, all age groups were most concerned with picture quality and download speed. Tech-savvy young adults put more emphasis on the ability to stream straight from the Internet to a large-screen TV, and 47% want to do that in high-definition. This is good news for websites, such as Hulu.com, and very scary news for cable TV providers. Budget-conscious consumers are more likely than ever to cut their cable subscriptions in favor of watching TV via Internet. These days, itís not just college kids watching their budgets.Key takeaway:
What that means for marketers is that a gradual shift of media dollars from TV to the Internet is very likely. Advertiser budgets must follow consumer eyeballs.Useful links related to this articleNot a Subscriber to Sherpa's Chart of the Week? Click Here to Get a New Chart Delivered to Your Inbox Every Tuesday!
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