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Survey: Cell Phone Calls to 911 More Common Than Landline, Yet Gaps Exist

A large gap exists between public expectations that wireless callers in emergencies dialing 911 can be located by emergency responders and the FCC’s limited location requirements for cell phone carriers, according to a survey of 1,048 U.S. adult cell phone owners from Find Me 911...Learn More

Infonetics: Enterprise UC Revenues Rise 31%; PBX Down 6%

Revenues for the enterprise PBX and UC (Unified Communications) markets headed in opposite directions in 2Q 2014, according to a new report from Infonetics Research. Enterprise PBX revenues fell six percent while those for UC rose 31 percent from a year ago. 2Q 2014 worldwide...Learn More

CEA: Tablet Ownership Rises to 54% of U.S. Online Consumers

Over half – 54 percent – of online U.S. consumers reported they own tablets, four percent more than in January, according to the August 2014 edition of the Consumer Electronics Association’s (CEA) semi-annual “Consumer Outlook on Tablets.” Tablet owners’ purchase intent for consumer electronics devices...Learn More

Report: In-Home IoT Device Ownership Could Reach 69% by 2019

Able to perceive, measure and transmit data across an increasingly wide range of parameters and conditions, sensors and computing capacity are being installed across a widening range of household and consumer, as well as commercial and industrial, devices and equipment. Though in its infancy, the...Learn More

IHS: Conditional Access STB Market to Peak in 2015

Revenue in the global market for conditional-access set-top boxes (STBs) has surged along with strong growth in pay-TV over the past ten years. That’s going to change in coming years, as pay-TV market growth slows and reaches saturation, according to new market research from IHS...Learn More

Report: African-American Cord-Cutting Could See Big Rise

When it comes to home TV, Internet and phone services, African-Americans are some of the biggest spenders in the U.S. And while African-American households are the most likely to subscribe to digital add-ons like DVR, HD and premium channels, they’re also more likely than their...Learn More

RootMetrics: Verizon Tops in Mobile Network Performance

In real-world, mid-year testing of the speed and reliability of mobile networks across the nation, RootMetrics found that Verizon Wireless dominated in nearly all aspects, with AT&T following close behind. Sprint and T-Mobile generally remained a step behind, though RootMetrics sees the latter as a...Learn More

Cable Operator Revenues Approach Historic Shift

Leichtman Research Group (LRG) says the largest U.S. cable TV operators now have more high speed access customers than they do video customers, according to  Bruce Leichtman, LRG president and principal analyst. And, sometime in 2015, it is possible AT&T will have more fixed network...Learn More

LRG: Cable Broadband Subscribers Exceed Video Subscribers

Representing about 93 percent of the market, the seven largest U.S. cable companies and telcos added nearly 385,000 new high-speed Internet subscribers on a net basis in 2Q 2014. High-speed Internet subscriber rolls among the seven now total more than 85.9 million, according to the...Learn More

ABI: 4K Mobile Device Sales to Reach 478M Units by 2019

A new generation of 4K/Ultra HD smartphones is expected to hit the market in 2015, competing with the 2K, “Quad HD” smartphones that currently comprise the premium end of the market. The higher resolution offered by 4K/Ultra HD mobile devices is “more about marketing and...Learn More

J.D. Power: Demos Boost Mobile Customer Satisfaction

Substantial benefits accrue to wireless carriers when their sales representatives demonstrate cell phone or tablet service to wireless customers prior to purchase. Customer satisfaction “improves considerably and the propensity to visit the same retailer again doubles,” according to the second volume of the semi-annual J.D....Learn More

IDC: Smartphone Shipments Reach 300 Million-Unit Milestone

Setting a new milestone in the worldwide market for smartphones, unit shipments surpassed 300 million in 2Q for the first time ever. According to the IDC Worldwide Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker, smartphone vendors shipped a total 301.3 million units worldwide in 2Q, a year-over-year rise...Learn More