Video Viewing Habits Research: VOD Will Nearly Equal Linear TV Viewing in 3 Years

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The video landscape has changed drastically during the past few years. However, a video viewing habits survey conducted by Ericsson ConsumerLab predicts that even more dramatic changes lie ahead. In three years, video on demand will be almost equal to traditional linear viewing, the study...Learn More

Online Ad Research: Half of Impressions Now From Mobile Devices

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Mobile video viewing continues to grow in popularity, and mobile ad spending is rising along with it. Half of advertising publishers’ overall online impressions (49 percent) originated from mobile devices during 2Q 2015, an 11 percent rise on a sequential quarterly basis, according to Ooyala’s...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

ABI: iPad Market Share Drops Sharply

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The Apple iPad market share continued to slide in 4Q 2014 amid stagnating growth in the global tablet market overall, according to the latest market data from ABI Research. Totaling 21.42 million, shipments of Apple tablets fell 18 percent year-over-year in 4Q’14. Data for 1Q’15...Learn More

Sprint Offers Half Off on Tablet Plan

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April 28, 2015 — OVERLAND PARK, Kan.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Sprint (NYSE:S) continues to deliver the value and services consumers want by making it easy and affordable to purchase a tablet along with their smartphone. Consumers can get 50 percent off the monthly tablet data plan when activating...Learn More

J.D. Power: Sales Reps Add to Tablet Purchase Satisfaction

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Sales reps play a key role in enhancing customer satisfaction with tablet purchases, according to J.D. Power Associates’ latest semi-annual studies of the wireless purchase experience. Satisfaction with the wireless purchase experience was higher for tablet as compared to smartphone owners. On a 1,000-point scale,...Learn More

IDC: Tablet Shipments Post 4Q Drop but 2014 Gain

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Worldwide tablet shipments posted a quarterly decline in 4Q 2014 – the first such drop since the first shipments were made back in 2010, according to the latest market data from IDC. Globally, shipments of tablets and 2-in-1 devices totaled 76.1 million in 4Q 2014,...Learn More

Deloitte: 41% of U.S. Consumers Would Pay More for Higher Wireless Speeds

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Internet users in the U.S. are “addicted to speed,” according to the 3rd edition of Deloitte’s “Global Mobile Consumer Survey.” Not only are they willing to pay more for higher speed Internet access, they “toggle between Wi-Fi and fourth-generation (4G) wireless technologies to get the...Learn More

Japan’s NICT Develops Portable White Spaces Tablet

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TV white spaces technology until now has been implemented as a means of providing fixed broadband wireless service. But Japan’s National Institute of Information and Communications Technology (NICT) said today it has developed the first equipment designed to support portable broadband service in TV white...Learn More

CEA: Tablet Sales Level Off in 2Q

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The growth rate in tablet ownership leveled off in 2Q 2013, coming in “roughly on par” with the 40% reported in March, according to the latest data from the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA). Forty-one percent of online U.S. consumers reported owning a tablet between April...Learn More

Nielsen: Mobile Devices and TV Creating an Integrated Entertainment Experience

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Nearly half of U.S. smartphone and tablet owners – 46% and 43%, respectively – said they use their devices as second screens daily while watching TV. More than 2/3 said they used their mobile devices as second viewing screens multiple times per week during 1Q...Learn More

Deloitte: 26% of U.S. Consumers Have a Laptop, Smartphone and Tablet

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U.S. consumers are becoming digital omnivores, enabled by the convergence of digital telecom and computing platforms, according to the seventh edition of Deloitte’s “State of the Media Democracy” report. Twenty-six percent of consumers are digital omnivores – they own a laptop, smartphone and tablet, according...Learn More

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