Video Streams Grow 53 Percent


Video Streams Grow 53 Percent in 2002: According to new research by AccuStream iMedia Research, total streams served increased by 52.3 percent in 2002, to 3.9 billion streams. News and information was the most active content segment, with over 1 billion streams served, while music videos was the second most popular content category, with 883.2 million streams served. However, in terms of growth, music videos and music related streaming video grew by 85.5 percent in 2002 compared to 2001, the highest of any content segment.

There continues to be some fluctuation in growth patterns for Internet radio, and while the slope is generally positive, streaming radio sites and networks continue exit the market or shutter operations completely, according to the report.

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