Parks: Smart Home Revenue Adds an Additional $14 Month for Home Security Services

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Companies distributing home security systems are latching on to smart home devices and systems, generating incremental smart home revenue in the process. Seven in ten home security providers intend to offer some type of additional interactive smart home device or system in the next 12...Learn More

T-Mobile Technology Plans Include 4×4 MIMO, LTE-U and More

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T-Mobile is best known for its aggressive promotional and pricing programs. But according to a blog post from the company’s chief technology officer Neville Ray, T-Mobile also has made important technology advances, with more planned for 2016. Among other things, the company plans to roll...Learn More

Ooyala Measures Mobile Video Viewing Growth at 616% Since 2012

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Having increased 616 percent since 3Q 2012, mobile video views now account for 45 percent of all video views globally, Ooyala highlights in its ¨Global Video Index 3Q 2015.¨ Year-over-year, mobile video’s share of 3Q’s total was 50 percent higher. Smartphone video views accounted for...Learn More

Digital Vs. TV Advertising Attitudes: Survey Finds TV on Top

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Viewers worldwide are spending as much time viewing video via digital platforms as they are TV, according to research firm Millward Brown. The problem for advertisers and content providers is that the viewers aren’t as receptive to digital as traditional live TV ads. In a...Learn More

Mobile Technology Spending Forecast: $1.2 Trillion by 2019

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Some $900 billion was spent on mobile information and communications technology (ICT) in 2014, and market revenues will continue to exhibit strong growth in coming years to reach $1.2 trillion by 2019, according to a new market research report from IDC. In ¨Empowering the Workforce...Learn More

Exec Details Comcast Voice Mobility UC Offering

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Comcast Business is targeting small and medium size businesses with Comcast Voice Mobility, a new offering that combines traditional voice service with unified communications. “The way it’s procured, it looks like traditional phone service,” explained John Guillaume, vice president of product management for Comcast Business,...Learn More

CEA: 62% of Consumers Research Tech Purchases Online

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They aren’t buying as much online, but more US consumers are taking time to venture out on the Web to research tech accessories they may purchase, according to new market research from the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA). Nearly two-thirds (62 percent) go online via computer or...Learn More

How Disruptive Are Apple EIPs? T-Mobile and Sprint React

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Updated September 25 with information about Verizon How big a threat are Apple’s new iPhone equipment installment plans to telecom carriers? The answer depends on who you ask. Apple’s new offerings let customers pay for their smartphones in 24 monthly installments beginning at $27 or...Learn More

Apple Debuts iPhone 6s Devices, iPad Pro, Apple TV Redesign

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All four major U.S. wireless carriers will offer the iPhone 6s and larger iPhone 6s Plus announced yesterday and for which the company will begin accepting pre-orders on September 12. An Apple spokesman said the company has not yet shared information about which carriers will...Learn More

Google OnHub Poised to Shake Up Wi-Fi Router Market

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Is this Google Fiber or the Nexus smartphone and tablet all over again? Google today announced OnHub – a new Wi-Fi router from networking equipment manufacturer TP-LINK that the Internet giant apparently had a hand in creating. As Google explains in a short video, the...Learn More

IDC: Strong Pent-Up Demand for Mobile Device Printing

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The global market for document solutions – printers, scanners and document management – is going through a period of rapid, profound change as a result of the proliferation of mobile devices and broadband connectivity. Opportunities for growth are opening up as a result, according to...Learn More

Meeker’s Take on the Hottest Mobile Apps and Internet Sites

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Keeping up with new mobile apps and Internet sites, what they do and what’s popular is a daunting task. But one person who does a great job keeping on top of this is futurist Mary Meeker, who provided a wealth of valuable information about hot...Learn More