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The Gauge™: Mexico August 2023

2 minute read | September 2023

Streaming platforms increased their usage again in August, gaining almost a full share point from July. This month, introduces a newcomer to the list of top platforms among audiences: STAR+, making its debut with a +0.5% share.

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Disclaimer: YUMI TV, Streaming Meter Lab Panel Ratings Database – 200 Broadband HH from AMCM, Guadalajara and Monterrey. Screen: TV. Target: People 4+. Universe People 4+: 23,029,597. Period: Month: August 2023. Fringe: Total Day – 2:00 to 26:00 hrs. Audience type: Consolidated (Live+TSV 7 days+VOD). To be used as reference only.

Methodology & Faq

This snapshot offers a monthly macro-analysis of how streaming-capable consumers access content through the main television distribution platforms, including over-the-air (Broadcast), streaming, restricted TV (Pay TV) and other sources (Others). The graph itself shows the viewing share by category and includes a breakdown of the top individual streaming distributors.

What is included in “Broadcast”?

Live and Time Shifted Viewing (TSV) audience of Open TV Channels broadcast contents that are referenced and reported in a disaggregated manner in the official Nielsen IBOPE TV audience measurement study (TAM) in Mexico, regardless of the used platform for viewing (Linear or recorded signal of the TV channel, streaming platforms, online transmission of the TV signal, etc).

What is included in “Pay TV”?

Live and Time Shifted Viewing (TSV) audience of Pay TV Channels broadcast contents that are referenced and reported in a disaggregated manner in the official Nielsen IBOPE TV audience measurement study (TAM) in Mexico, regardless of the used platform for viewing (Linear or recorded signal of the TV channel, streaming platforms, online transmission of the TV signal, etc).

What is included in “Streaming”?

High bandwidth streaming events accessed through the household’s broadband network regardless of the used platform and that was not identified as part of the Broadcast or Pay TV buckets.

What is included in “Others”?

Includes the following:

  • Live audience of linear content of TV channels which are not referenced, not disaggregated in the official Nielsen IBOPE TV audience measurement study (TAM) in Mexico and are not identified as video consumption streamed through the household’s broadband network.
  • Use of peripheral devices (Game Consoles, Blu-rays, DVDs, etc.) connected to the TV when they are not being used to stream video content through the household’s broadband network.
  • Non Audio Activity: Time periods in which no audio is detected on the TV set by the people meter.