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Report: 802.11ax Well Suited for Carrier Wi-Fi in 5G Era

The 802.11ax standard, which will become available later this year, can provide Wi-Fi with 5G-like speeds at a lower price point, according to GlobalData. Researchers expect 802.11ax carrier Wi-Fi to be an important element of carriers’ 5G strategy. “The 802.11ax standard will drive a significant...Learn More

ABI: Smart Home Spending to More than Double and Reach $123 Billion by 2022

Smart home spending will more than double by 2022, according to ABI Research. Spending will grow in value from $56 billion today to $123 billion by 2022, researchers said. This explosive growth, which will put smart home technology “at the heart of consumers’ lives and...Learn More

Report: Twin Cities at Top of Mobile Speed Rankings, T-Mobile Takes Title

Minneapolis has the fastest mobile internet in the U.S., while the slowest among the top 100 were : Laredo, Anchorage, Madison, Reno and Lubbock, according to the latest mobile speed rankings from Ookla, a mobile and broadband network testing firm. In grabbing the top spot,...Learn More

Study Explores Mobile vs. Fixed Internet Preferences, But Results Need a Closer Look

An authoritative study commissioned by the Internet Innovation Alliance contains valuable information about mobile vs. fixed internet preferences. Researchers at CivicScience surveyed 10,000 people for the study and the researchers appear to have been quite diligent about ensuring an appropriate mix of respondents. But beware...Learn More

Report: Amazon Prime Spending Grows, But Membership Growth Slows

As Amazon’s “Primeday” kicks off today, a research firm’s study released today showed that the 95 million Amazon Prime members in the U.S. spend an average of $1,400 annually. By contrast, the average non-Prime customer spends an average of $600, according to Amazon Prime spending...Learn More

Data Reveals Subscriber Choices for Video Packages Among Major Pay-TV Providers

New video tiers, sometimes referred to as “skinny bundles,” are becoming increasingly important in the pay-TV business as service providers seek to minimize the impact of a consumer shift toward more economical offerings streamed “over the top” using broadband connections. Video tiers are under transition...Learn More

Parks: Broadband Household Viewing of Facebook Video and the Like Hits Two Hours Weekly

U.S. broadband household viewing of Facebook video and similar “alternative content” has reached two hours weekly on average, according to Parks Associates. Alternative content includes live streaming, user-generated content, short-form videos and Web video series, according to Parks’ definition. Other alternative content sources include  SnapChat,...Learn More

Report: While Still a Niche Market, Esports Taps an Important Hard-to-Reach Demographic

Ten percent of U.S. broadband households are watching esports, according to new esports video gaming research from Parks Associates. The research firm defines esports as “professionally or semi-professionally organized competitive video gaming events, including popular gaming titles such as ‘League of Legends,’ ‘Call of Duty’...Learn More

CTIA: U.S. Mobile Usage Includes 1.5 Trillion Text Messages and 15.7 Trillion MBs of Data

CTIA released their latest research on U.S. mobile usage trends for 2017, and some of the numbers are staggering. Americans love their smartphones, and even though mobile data usage equates to 15.7 trillion MBs of data, they also still like to talk on their phones,...Learn More

Report: Majority of College Wi-Fi Budgets Are $750K to $1 Million

Connectivity on college campuses is growing in capacity and speed, according to a college Wi-Fi survey from the Association of College and University Housing Officers-International (ACUHO-I), an organization of college university housing officers. The group’s annual ResNet Report found that two in three colleges provide...Learn More

CBRS Profitability Report: Wireless ISP Could Break Even in Year 3

A wireless internet service provider (WISP) could break even on an investment in CBRS band technology within three years, according to a CBRS profitability analysis from Senza Fili Consulting. By year 5, the analysis shows the WISP earning a profit margin of 51%. The CBRS...Learn More

Ovum: Video Calling Impacting Service Providers in the Same Way OTT Video Impacts Video Providers

App-based video calling services are changing the way in which consumers communicate in much the same way as streaming OTT video services has changed the way in which people consume TV, according to a new survey from Ovum. The research firm found that the popularity...Learn More

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