Roku Leapfrogs Google in Connected-TV Race: Study

(Forbes, Dade Hayes, July 25, 2017)
Roku is now the leading connected-TV device maker, eclipsing Google Chromecast, according to a new forecast by eMarketer.

The survey finds Roku streaming boxes and sticks being used by some 38.9 million Americans at least once a month, up 19.3% over last year’s mark. That usage level translates to 23.1% of the total connected-TV market. Chromecast trails with 36.9 million and Amazon Fire is at 35.8 million. Apple TV comes in a distant fourth at 21.3 million. [Read more…]