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Friday, June 21, 2019

What Shifting Data Use Means for Pay-TV and Video Services

The bottom line is that operators need to begin now, knowing that changes will take years to accomplish. Companies must begin with specific goals and objectives in mind, with appropriate expectations of results and timing. The strategy needs to be top-down, with commitments of executive management driving the change. 

From the article "What Shifting Data Use Means for Pay-TV and Video Services" by Brett Sappington.

Thursday, May 02, 2019

AI Raises the Bar for Home Network Security

Concerns about data security also have been shown to increase with ownership of more connected devices. Currently, U.S. broadband households own an average of 10.4 connected devices -- including entertainment, smart home, smart speaker and connected health devices.

From the article "AI Raises the Bar for Home Network Security" by Brad Russell.

Monday, December 03, 2018

Virtual Reality: Slow Growth but Expanding Use Cases

In a recent survey, 25 percent of broadband households indicated they were familiar with some type of VR technology, but just 8 percent actually owned a headset, Parks Associates researchers found.

From the article "Virtual Reality: Slow Growth but Expanding Use Cases" by Billy Nayden.

 

Thursday, November 15, 2018

When the News Went Live... Online

A decline in local broadcast news viewership has exacerbated the decline in diversity of coverage. Consumers have been replacing local news with news from social media and national outlets.

Recent surveys have confirmed the overall growth of social media news, growth among viewers 50 and older, and social media's place among young viewers. Sixty-seven percent of U.S. adults reported getting some of their news from social media in 2017, up from 62 percent in 2016, Parks Assoc ...read more

Friday, November 09, 2018

HBO Fires Back at Dish in Blackout Tussle

For its part, Univision said it extended an olive branch, but that Dish so far has shown no willingness to back down. That could be a portent of how the HBO negotiations will proceed in the days or weeks to come.

"Dish has a long history of aggressive carriage negotiations with networks," noted Brett Sappington, senior director of research at Parks Associates.

"It has been unafraid to have blackouts, or to eliminate channels from their packages, if they cannot reach term ...read more

Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Despite Emmys, Road Ahead Is Bumpy for Streaming Services

"Broadband providers are more likely to manage traffic for the most popular video streaming sites, such as YouTube and Netflix, because those services account for much of the traffic across their networks," noted Brett Sappington, senior director of research at Parks Associates.

From the article "Despite Emmys, Road Ahead Is Bumpy for Streaming Services" by Peter Suciu.

Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Despite Emmys, Road Ahead Is Bumpy for Streaming Services

Throttling connections is simply one of those measures.

"Broadband providers are more likely to manage traffic for the most popular video streaming sites, such as YouTube and Netflix, because those services account for much of the traffic across their networks," noted Brett Sappington, senior director of research at Parks Associates.

From the article "Despite Emmys, Road Ahead Is Bumpy for Streaming Services" by Peter Suciu.

Saturday, July 21, 2018

Who's Your Buddy? The Evolution of OTT Video Partnerships

Due to the increased competition and number of partnerships, OTT video service penetration will increase by more than 85 million households from 2017 through 2022, Parks Associates has estimated, and volume of subscriptions will increase by more than 140 million.

From the article "Who's Your Buddy? The Evolution of OTT Video Partnerships" by Brett Sappington.

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