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Parks: Streaming Media Players Will Be Popular Electronic Gifts

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Smart watches and connected consumer electronics (CE) entertainment devices, such as game consoles and streaming media devices, will be this holiday season’s most popular electronic gifts, according to new market research from Parks Associates. Surveying purchases of connected CE devices this year, Parks found that...Learn More

Report: Carrier SDN Plans Focus on Layer 3

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There has been “an explosion of service-provider activity” in the telecommunications sector as companies move beyond the hype and begin “grappling with the hard questions that come with actual implementation of SDN (softwared-defined networking) applications in the wide-area network (WAN),” according to new market research...Learn More

2014 Subscription OTT Video Revenue Estimated at $5.8 Billion

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Having experienced phenomenal growth in recent years, subscription OTT video revenue will rise from $5.8 billion this year to just over $10 billion in 2018, Infonetics Research forecasts. Globally, revenue for the Pay-TV market as a whole rose 3.9 percent in 1H 2014, a year-over-year...Learn More

LRG: Broadband Subscriber Growth Accelerates for Largest Carriers

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The 17 largest cable companies and telcos in the U.S. added more than 700,000 net high-speed Internet subscribers in 3Q 2014. Accounting for about 94 percent of the market, broadband subscribers numbers for the largest cable companies and telcos in the U.S. totaled 86.6 million...Learn More

Flurry: Mobile Screen Time Overtakes TV Thanks to Apps

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The time the average American consumer spent on mobile devices grew 9.3 percent over the past nine months – from 2 hours 42 minutes to 2 hours 57 minutes daily. That compares to an average 2 hours 48 minutes a day spent watching TV, according...Learn More

Carriers Offering Cloud Services: Survey Finds Link Between Sophisticated Cloud and Network Services

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Nearly half of communications service providers worldwide (47%) and more than half of North American communications service providers are offering cloud services to small and medium size businesses, according to the Allot Cloud Trends Report released today. But as cloud offerings become more sophisticated, the...Learn More

LRG Finds Record-Breaking Pay-TV Subscriber Losses

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The largest pay-TV service providers in the U.S. lost some 150,000 video subscribers on a net basis in 3Q 2014 – the most of any previous 3Q, according to new market data from the Leichtman Research Group (LRG). The 3Q loss is greater than that...Learn More

Census Finds 75% of Metro, 63% of Non-Metro Households With Fast Internet

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A bit slow in coming they may be, but the U.S. Census Bureau’s American Community Survey series of reports provide perhaps the most comprehensive and granular view of Internet connectivity and usage across the country. Released November 13, Census’s latest ACS reveals that 78.1 percent...Learn More

ABI: 802.15.4 Device Shipments to Grow Five-fold by 2019

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The global installed base of IEEE 802.14.4-enabled wireless devices will grow five-fold over the next five years, increasing from 425 million this year to more than 2.1 billion in 2019, according to new market research from ABI Research. “The low-power, low-cost, mesh networking capabilities of...Learn More

Attitudes About On-Line Privacy: Pew Finds Americans Feel a Loss of Control

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Buffeted from all sides by governments and giant Internet companies as well as cyber criminals, the majority of American adults “feel their privacy is being challenged along such core dimensions as the security of their personal information and their ability to retain confidentiality,” according to...Learn More

UltraHD Set-Top Boxes Forecast to Reach 48 Million by 2020

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Worldwide shipments of UltraHD set-top boxes (STBs) will reach 48 million by 2020 while HEVC (High Efficiency Video Coding) STB shipments will grow even faster, to 88 million units per year, by 2020, according to a forecast from ABI Research. Some 60,000 high-end gateway STBs...Learn More

Survey: 90 Percent of Healthcare Providers Offering Telemedicine or Considering It

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It’s more difficult to make long-term investments and plan for capital expenditures when regulatory uncertainty is high. While that’s certainly the case in the U.S. health care sector, health care providers are moving forward and “actively pursuing telemedicine advancements despite reimbursement and regulatory challenges,” according...Learn More