162 mln Americans went online in May 2008

As of May 2008, more than 65% of US homes receive digital cable and satellite combined. These digital TV homes receive nearly 160 channels. In addition, 25% and 35% of US homes have DVR and Video on Demand respectively. 220 mln Americans have Internet access at home and/or work and 73%, or 162 mln went online in May. Watching video on the Internet is no longer a novelty; 119 mln unique viewers viewed 7.5 bln video streams in May 2008. In addition as of Q1 2008, 91 mln Americans (36% of all mobile phone subscribers in the US) owned a video-capable phone, according to the Nielsen Company.