"Asia" articles

Tata Trusts and Prodea Systems announced that 75 million residents will now be able to benefit through their partnership which aims to bring more residents of the state of Rajasthan online and enables them to access important information and services in the areas of health, finances, agriculture, farming, education and entrepreneurship. This initiative that will be supported by the Government of Rajasthan and the Non-Government Organizations representing their constituents, will...
 
by Parks Associates | Dec. 8, 2015
Tags: Asia, digital media
On Thursday 29th November, at 10:26am UTC Syria disappeared. Not geographically, not politically, but digitally. Syria went dark. The plugs were pulled. According to network inspectors Renesys, there were a still a few Syrian networks connected to the internet, but some 12 hours later those five networks were taken offline as well. The digital lights went out. The chart is impressive. One moment there’s a huge chunk of internet traffic and the next, it’s gone –...
 
by Parks Associates | Dec. 11, 2012
Tags: Asia, industry event
The Asia & Pacific region is poised to overtake North America this year in number of 4G/LTE subscribers, thanks to large gains in South Korea and Japan. A new report "Driving 4G Adoption: Global Mobile Innovation" finds Asia & Pacific will claim over 53% of all 4G/LTE subscribers by the end the year, helping push the total number of subscribers over 560 million globally by 2016. Fifteen carriers in Asia & Pacific now have live LTE services, with affordable...
 
by Parks Associates | Jul. 24, 2012
Tags: Asia, mobile
While TV Everywhere / multiscreen initiatives are springing up throughout global markets, I am seeing evidence of the further maturity of this service. Last night I had an opportunity to visit with CJ HelloVision , a leading South Korean cable operator, about their " TVing " offering. CJ HelloVision first offered TVing as a free service to deliver linear channels and VOD to the PC. However, with South Korea having some of the region's lowest ARPUs, the MSO found that the...
 
by Brett Sappington | Aug. 3, 2011
Tags: Asia, TV Everywhere
According to Parks Associates’ new report TV Everywhere: Growth, Solutions, and Strategies ,  TV Everywhere services will be available to 81% of U.S. and Canadian pay-TV subscribers through their current service provider by mid-2011. U.S. TV service providers in particular have moved aggressively as consumer data show multiscreen services can help reduce churn and attract younger subscribers. Nearly 40% of U.S. broadband consumers ages 18-34 find TV Everywhere...
In the U.S., 52% of broadband consumers are interested in premium technical support services from their broadband provider; 43% are interested in home monitoring and security services. Many of the world's largest ISPs, including Bell Canada, British Telecom, Ziggo, Korea Telecom, and Telstra, have launched premium technical support, ranging from antivirus protection to in-home networking services. Verizon is conducting trials of a home automation and control service unveiled...
 
by Mindi Sue Sternblitz-Rubenstein | Apr. 19, 2011
Tags: Asia, Europe
Broadband World Forum Asia will be held on 10 and 11 May 2011 at the KL Convention Centre in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia and this year will be co-located with IP&TV Forum Asia to complement the activity within both the fixed and mobile operator markets and the content and TV ecosystems. The two-day conference programme boasts more than 100 speakers from over 70 Asia-Pacific operators and includes keynote presentations from host service provider partner Telekom Malaysia (Malaysia),...
 
The much anticipated 3D video streaming service from Samsung has been given a green light, back home, in South Korea. This service will bring a partnership with DreamWorks Animation, and will breathe new life into 3DTV viewing. Uncertain as to what content will be released, and when, most likely movie trailers, children's educational films, and music videos, will be streaming first in the 3D application, via Samsung’s Smart TV platform. On the downside, the U.S. and Europe will...
 
by Parks Associates | Mar. 16, 2011
Tags: Asia, Europe, smart TV

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