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Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Over half of US broadband households watch internet video on TV

More than half of US households with broadband are consuming internet video through their TVs, per research from Parks Associates. Seventy-two percent of households without a pay-TV subscription have an over-the-top video service, with 49% of broadband households reporting that they subscribe to Netflix.

From the article "Over half of US broadband households watch internet video on TV."

Thursday, December 29, 2016

Netflix To Continue Original Content Push Through 2017

A study by Parks Associates has revealed that around 31% of broadband households subscribe to multiple over-the-top services. The study also revealed that the most common pairing is Netflix and Amazon video services, which are found in 12% of US broadband households.

From the article " Netflix To Continue Original Content Push Through 2017" by www.smartbrief.com

Friday, March 04, 2016

T-Mobile Aims For 40M More POPs With 700 MHz In 2016

More than 40 million vehicles in the US are connected to the Internet, and that number is set to increase steadily over the next couple of years, Parks Associates says. The firm says 64 percent of car owners in broadband-connected households would like their next car to have at least some connected capabilities, such as navigation, roadside assistance, voice calling, vehicle performance or maintenance analytics, music or Web browsing.

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Friday, January 15, 2016

40 Cars To Add Android Auto This Year

While US smartphone owners still use their devices mostly to text and make calls, 70% of them stream at least one video clip daily, states a Parks Associates report on "Mobility and the App Economy." Roughly 80% access a social media application daily, with 35% spending at least an hour on those apps.

From the article "40 Cars To Add Android Auto This Year" by smartbrief.com.

Friday, April 05, 2013

Most connected-TV owners are using apps, Parks Associates reports

Parks Associates reports that 45% of Internet-connected television owners it surveyed are using applications to play games and 43% use apps to watch video. The firm also found that 79% of smart-TV owners are regular users of apps. "Apps will alter the TV viewing experience by opening new avenues to discover content and also serve as a means for content owners to push premium content to households," said Heather Way of Parks Associates.

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Monday, February 11, 2013

Parks: Revenue growth expected for SMB tech-support providers

Support services providers focused on the small- to midsize-business segment should see healthy revenue growth, with Parks Associates predicting a 14.4% compound annual growth rate through the next three years. The main drivers are network complexity challenges, the bring-your-own-device trend and cloud services demand. Data backup, storage and collaboration needs are also driving SMBs to use tech-support services, according to the report.

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Thursday, December 13, 2012

CE consumers will turn to the cloud, Ericsson says

Cloud computing will be a big trend in consumer electronics for 2013, with more than half of tablet computer owners and 40% of smartphone users in U.S., Japan, Australia and Sweden already employing various cloud-based services, according to Ericsson ConsumerLabs. Meanwhile, Parks Associates reports that more than half of prospective smartphone purchasers plan to buy an iPhone for the holidays, compared with 33% who said so in the third quarter and 24% a year ago.

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Wednesday, June 20, 2012

Netflix's $8 subscription may take business from VOD, Parks says

The Netflix subscription plan that lets customers stream movies over the Internet for $8 a month seems to be having a negative effect on pay-television services, such as HBO, and video-on-demand transactions, according to Parks Associates. The market research firm found that 16% of U.S. broadband consumers using VOD and 17% of premium-programming subscribers said they would consider Netflix as an alternative to those services.

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