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ACSI: Competition Drives Telecom Customer Satisfaction Higher

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Customer satisfaction with several different types of telecommunications companies in the U.S. rose for the first time in two years, according to the ACSI (American Customer Satisfaction Index) 1Q 2016 report. Telecom customer satisfaction rose among telecom providers – Pay TV and Internet service providers,...Learn More

IDC: Smartwatch Sales Decline, But Not for Long

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Vendors shipped just 3.5 million smartwatches in 2Q 2016, a precedent-setting 32% year-over-year smartwatch sales decline, according to preliminary market data from the IDC Worldwide Quarterly Wearable Device Tracker. Vendors shipped 5.1 million units in 2Q’15. Apple shipped 1.6 million smartwatches in 2Q, tops for...Learn More

Mobile Devices Are 54% of Connected Home Devices Research Says

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Mobile devices account for more than half (54%) of all connected devices in the average U.S. household, according to new connected home devices research from comScore. That’s nearly twice the percentage for PCs. Smartphones make up the biggest share (36%) of connected home devices research...Learn More

OTT Video Business Models: 55% Are Subscription-Only, Says Parks

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The business models of more than half – 55 percent – of U.S. OTT video services providers are subscription-only. The corresponding figure in Canada is 50 percent, according to new market data about OTT video business models released July 19 by Parks Associates. In a...Learn More

Wearables, IoT, 4K Help Drive $286 Billion Consumer Tech Forecast

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U.S. consumer technology revenues will rise 1.3%, to $286.6 billion retail and $224 billion wholesale in 2016, according to a consumer tech forecast from the Consumer Technology Association (CTA). Growing uptake of Internet of Things (IoT) technology and consumer enthusiasm for new electronics devices will...Learn More

Wireless Mobile Phone Charging Survey Finds Four in 10 Have Used It

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More than eight in 10 consumers have heard of wireless charging on mobile phones and one in four have used it, according to a wireless mobile phone charging survey from IHS Markit. Awareness has continued to rise over the past 12 months in the U.S.,...Learn More

IaaS Revenues Forecast to More than Triple to $43.6 Billion by 2020

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The public cloud infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) market is booming, according to new market research from IDC. Nearly 2/3 of more than 6,000 IT organizations surveyed are already using or planning to use public cloud IaaS by the end of the year, according to the IDC IaaS...Learn More

Video Cord Cutting Survey: 25% of U.S. TV Households Forgo Pay-TV

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U.S. TV households are increasingly relying on over-the-air broadcast TV and over-the-top (OTT) Internet video services, according to a video cord cutting survey from GfK. No less than one-quarter have chosen to forgo cable or satellite pay-TV services. According to the GfK Home Technology Monitor...Learn More

Network Attached Storage Forecast Driven by Video Surveillance

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Consumer demand for network storage will fuel the market for consumer and SMB network attached storage (NAS) to grow at an 11% CAGR from 2016 to 2020, according to a network attached storage forecast from Technavio ICT. In addition to growing demand for personal data...Learn More

U.S. IT Job Growth 43,900 So Far This Year, Says CompTIA

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U.S. IT job growth is 43,900 as of mid-year 2016. according to an estimate from CompTIA based on an analysis of Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) data. June’s net IT sector job creation more than offset a May decline, according to a press release. Telecom...Learn More

SD-WAN Revenues Forecast to Reach $6 Billion by 2020

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Consistent security (36%), price (35%) and reduced complexity (31%) are the three main attributes enterprise businesses are looking for when it comes to SD-WANs (software-defined wide area networks), according to results of an IDC SD-WAN survey of more than 600 mid-market to enterprise scale businesses...Learn More

Mobile Video Revenue to Rise to $25 Billion, Advertising Represents 67% of Total

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Total mobile video revenue will rise to $25 billion, with advertising revenue accounting for 2/3 of the total value by 2021, as viewer numbers and usage continues to expand and rise around the world, according to new market research from Strategy Analytics. Businesses will spend...Learn More