Dallas Business Journal

Friday, June 03, 2005

Long Range Systems rolls out system to help eateries

Nintendo is the market leader in portable gaming devices, but Sony Corp. may wind up a big winner. In a survey of 2,000 Internet users who plan to buy such a gadget, 49% told Dallas-based Parks Associates they will go for the Sony PlayStation Portable. Two Nintendo devices scored a combined 33% among this group: The Gamboy DS (18%) and Gameboy Advanced (15%). Only 4% were planning to buy a Nokia N-Gage.

From the article "Long Range Systems rolls out system to help eateries," by ...read more

Tuesday, March 16, 2004

Recent surge in broadband demand may be short-lived

Less than one-third of U.S. households with dial-up Internet service are interested in upgrading in the next 12 months, indicating a significant decline in potential broadband subscribers over the past year.

According to Parks Associates' Trends in U.S. Broadband Adoption, almost one-half of dial-up subscribers were inclined to upgrade to broadband at year-end 2002. But given the declining interest in broadband, 2004 may fall short of the 50 percent gain in broadband households ...read more

Wednesday, December 01, 1999

Special article by Rusty Cawley

HO2 figures that the market for unified messaging could reach between $2 billion and $5 billion within the next three years.

"That prediction may be a little aggressive," says Hongjun Li, director of research at Parks Associates, a market research firm in Dallas. "But it's definitely a growing, emerging market."

There are two basic markets for unified messaging, Li says.

The first is the consumer market. About 40% of all US households — roughly 41 million — are connected to ...read more

Monday, August 30, 1999

VoiceStream to Launch GSM service in Dallas: company plans to spend millions to roll out its wireless technology

Once that deal is wrapped up, VoiceStream will offer service in 15 of the top 25 markets nationwide and have over 1 million subscriber.

Once it does decide to build out its Dallas network, the company will face heavy investments of time and money. Hongjun Li, director of research and telecom analyst at Parks Associates, says wireless phone companies spent in 1998 an average of $308 annually or $25.67 a month, to acquire each new subscriber a, and $348 a year or $29 a month t ...read more

Friday, January 22, 1999

VocalData developing communications market - System would handle company voice and data communications through one network

And Hongjun Li, director of research at Dallas-based Parks Associates, says the market for traditional PBXs, which technology like VocalData's aims to replace, is nearly saturated for small- and medium-sized businesses. "It's mainly a replacement market," he says.

From the article "VocalData developing communications market - System would handle company voice and data communications through one network," by Jeff Bounds.

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