How Chicago Residents Watch TV
There's a lot more to cable TV in Chicago, IL than great programming. In Chicago there are an approximate 3,730,888 televisions owned by only 932,722 people. That is because Cable TV is easy to connect to multiple TV sets. Since 2006, DVR use has grown, now accounting for 7% of Americans' total watching time. Even with those rising numbers 2,345,937 Chicago cable TV subscribers still enjoy regularly scheduled programming. Cable also provides high-speed Internet. In fact, 72% of Americans bundle their Internet and cable services. Which is good, because 48% of cable TV subscribers stream some of their content online. In Chicago that makes 2,035,030 residents who bundle their cable TV subscriptions and Internet packages, and 1,356,686 who use that Internet to stream TV content online.