A new study on the viewing behavior of Indonesian consumers’ online content, reveals that nearly two-thirds (63%) of Indonesian online consumers have accessed pirated streaming websites or torrent sites to access premium content without paying anything. subscription fee.
The survey, commissioned by the Coalition Against Piracy of the Asian Video Industry Association (CAP) and conducted by YouGov, also found that 29% of consumers use TV boxes that can be used to stream pirated television and video content.
These TV boxes, also known as Dark Streaming Devices (ISDs), come preloaded with illegal apps, allowing users to access hundreds of pirated television channels and video-on-demand content, usually for a low annual subscription fee.
The illegal indoXXI (Lite) application is by far the most popular application and is used by 35% of ISD users. The app is even more popular among the younger demographic with 44% of those aged 18 to 24 admitting to using this illegal service.
Of the 63% of consumers who admitted to accessing pirated streaming websites or torrenting sites, a staggering 62% stated that they had canceled all or part of their subscription to a legal Pay TV service.