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Is the smartphone TV’s friend or foe?

TV on smartphones

For years, most of us had just one screen in our living rooms: the television. Over the past decade, laptops, tablets and smartphones have all muscled in on this relationship.

Of the newer screens, the smartphone has been the most successful: it has had the most commercial impact – it clocked up £250bn in global sales last year.

It has the highest unit sales, with 1.4 billion forecast to be sold this year, of which 1 billion will be purchased as (significantly improved) upgrades.