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Big Data Survey: 55% of Organizations Operate Systems

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Information security research and training provider SANS Institute released its first study regarding the use of and security challenges large enterprise businesses and government face as more and more of them make use of “Big Data” information-gathering and analytics systems. Sponsored by enterprise data management...Learn More

ABI: Branded Tablet Shipments Drop 35% in One Quarter

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Branded tablet shipments posted a record-high 35 percent quarter-over-quarter (QoQ) decline in 2015’s first quarter (1Q’15). Year-over-year (YoY) they fell 16 percent, according to the latest tablet shipments’ market data from ABI Research. The latest statistics from ABI’s Media Tablets, Ultrabooks and eReaders market data...Learn More

Mobile Subscriber Forecast Calls for 128% Penetration by 2020

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The U.S. mobile market is entering a new evolutionary phase as consumer adoption of mobile and wireless devices and services nears, or has reached, saturation, according to Strategy Analytics. With the base of new customers shrinking, U.S. wireless network operators are now focusing on promoting...Learn More

Broadband and Home Values: FTTH Council Study Looks at Fiber Impact

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How is gigabit service like a fireplace? Both amenities can increase an average home’s value by about $5,437, according to a new report released today. The report, written by researchers from the University of Colorado at Boulder and Carnegie Mellon University, was funded — in...Learn More

Pew: Internet Penetration Reaches Saturation Levels – For Some

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Internet penetration in the U.S. has reached saturation levels, at least for some groups, according to an analysis of 15 years of data collected by a Pew Research Center unit that has been tracking and studying Internet adoption and use in the U.S. since 2000....Learn More

Ooyala: Mobile to Account for Half of All Online Video Viewing by End 2015

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Internet users around the world continue to engage in more online viewing via mobile devices. According to Ooyala’s “Q1 2015 Global Video Index,” 42 percent of all online viewing occurred via mobile devices. Smartphones are the main growth driver. Online viewing via smartphones was four...Learn More

Akamai: Average Broadband Speeds Increase in All U.S. States, But Still Below New 25 Mbps Definition

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Akamai’s “First Quarter, 2015 State of the Internet Report” reveals that average broadband speeds rose 10 percent quarter-to-quarter globally to reach 5 Mbps for the first time. Average Internet speeds increased in 131 of a total 144 qualifying countries/regions in 1Q’15. At 11.9 Mbps, the...Learn More

NPD: Millennials Smart Home Product Penetration Nearly Twice the U.S. Average

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Smart home products are taking root among home renters and owners in cities and communities across the U.S. The smart home building trend is just in its early stages of development and growth, The NPD Group Connected Intelligence Home Automation Advisory Service highlights in announcing...Learn More

Ovum: FTTx Spending to Reach New High, Surpass $1 Billion

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Network operators’ spending on FTTx fiber optic equipment is going to reach a new high in 2015, according to new market research from Ovum. FTTx spending on optical equipment will exceed $1 billion this year following a record $953 million in 2014. Spending on FTTx...Learn More

IDC: Mobile Workers Will Make Up Nearly 75 Percent of U.S. Workforce

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The number of mobile workers in the U.S. will rise from 96.2 million to 105.4 million over the next five years. By 2020 mobile workers will account for nearly three-quarters (72.3 percent) of the U.S. workforce, according to a new report from IDC. Falling prices...Learn More

Nearly Half of U.S. Households are Now Wireless Only Households, But 60% May be More Accurate Number

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The latest data from the Centers for Disease Control paints the picture of a growing mobile first society in the U.S., with nearly half (45.4%) of U.S. households wireless only. The data comes from the CDC’s July – December 2014 National Health Interview Survey (NHIS)....Learn More

Do Your Broadband and Economic Development Efforts Include SMB Training?

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As recognition of the positive economic impact that broadband can have grows, we’re seeing more and more communities organizing to ensure they have good broadband connectivity and that they make the most of that connectivity through economic development and broadband adoption efforts. But amid all...Learn More