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Study: African American Mobile Phone Use Is Above Average

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African American mobile phone use is higher than that for other ethnic groups, yet African-Americans are distinctly underrepresented when it comes to holding jobs in the mobile tech sector or being aware of mobile tech’s economic empowerment potential, according to a new study from Mobile...Learn More

IDC: Detachable Tablet Shipments Surge Amid Overall Tablet Decline

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Consumer interest in and purchases of tablets waned in 1Q 2016, according to preliminary market data from IDC. But detachable tablet shipments saw a substantial increase, climbing to 4.9 million units worldwide. That’s triple the units sold in the same quarter of 2015. Worldwide tablet...Learn More

Survey: Most Popular TV Content Comes From Big 4 Networks

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The anticipated demise of traditional TV broadcasting is greatly exaggerated according to TiVo, which in March sought to determine the most popular TV content sources by carrying out panel-based market research. The ¨Big 4¨ television networks took the top four places when TiVo asked panel...Learn More

WiFi IoT Forecast: New Frequency Bands Will Drive Growth

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Internet of Things (IoT) devices will be the fastest growing category of WiFi devices over the next five years, according to a WiFi IoT forecast from ABI Research. WiFi was just one of several non-cellular wireless connectivity technologies that ABI studied. Others included Bluetooth, which...Learn More

Survey: 81% Own or Have Interest in Smart Home Devices

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Eight in ten Americans (81%) either own or have interest in smart home device purchases this year, according to new market data collected by Kelton Global and Research as part of a study commissioned by smart home device specialist Nest. Greater convenience was the primary...Learn More

LRG: Connected TV Households Rise to 65% of TV Households

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Connected TV households now comprise 65% of TV households, according to new research from LRG (Leichtman Research Group). By LRG’s definition, a connected TV household is one with a smart TV or with at least one TV connected to the Internet via a video game...Learn More

Smart Home Households Forecast to Double to 30 Million by 2017

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No less than 30 million households will purchase smart home technology of one type or another in the next 12 months, according to a smart home households forecast from Comcast’s Xfinity Home and smart home technology vendor August Home. Comcast and August Home base their...Learn More

Pet Tracking Forecast Calls for Over 2.8 Million Pets by 2021

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A pet tracking forecast from Berg Insight calls for the number of pets monitored using GPS locator devices in Europe and North America to increase at a 45% CAGR from 2016-2021. Total pets tracked will grow from around 300,000 as of year-end 2015 to 2.8...Learn More

Video Streaming Habits: 65% of TV OTT Viewing is Spent Using Subscription VOD

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Subscription, transactional or free streaming video services account for 42% of the time that adult video streamers spend in front of television screens at home, according to new video streaming habits research from Adobe Primetime and The Diffusion Group (TDG). Subscription Video On Demand (SVOD)...Learn More

Broadband Economic Impact Report: Rural Broadband Supports 70K Jobs, $100B in E-Commerce

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Investment in rural broadband boosts the economy – not just locally, but beyond – according to a new broadband economic impact report from The Hudson Institute sponsored by the Foundation for Rural Service. Rural broadband service providers contributed $24.2 billion to the economies of the...Learn More

FTTH Market Penetration on the Rise, Overtakes Cable Broadband Globally

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From a global perspective, rising FTTH market penetration has positioned the technology as the fastest growing broadband access method, overtaking cable broadband reports Point Topic. Total global broadband subscribers reached 751 million as of Q4 2015, according to Point Topic’s research. FTTx and FTTH market...Learn More

Netflix Subscriber Growth: 6.7 Million Year-Over-Year

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Netflix subscriber growth continues its upward path. The company added 6.74 million subscribers year-over-year in 1Q 2016, bringing total paid memberships to more than 81.5 million. U.S. membership increased a greater than expected 2.23 million as compared to 2.28 million a year ago. International memberships...Learn More