"broadband" articles

Technology is ubiquitous and the impact of the pandemic in all areas of consumer and business is still unfolding.  Here are 10 key trends we see in the consumer technology space.  Our research in 2022 will continue to be dedicated to understanding the growth and adoption of technology, as well as the business opportunities as a result.  Work and home continue to blur , resulting in new and ongoing investments in technology solutions. Healthcare services...
 
by Elizabeth Parks | Dec. 27, 2021
Tags: broadband, energy, OTT
Throughout 2020, the United States’ broadband coverage gap was recognized as a major issue impacting Americans’ safety, quality of life, and ability to participate in work and schooling. According to Parks Associates estimates: ·       22% of US households, or roughly 27M households, lack a fixed home internet subscription; ·       10% of US households, or almost 13M households, are mobile-only –...
This week was marked by a flurry of acquisition activity in the smart home segment that could have significant long-term repercussions. First, Spectrum Brands has agreed to sell their home and hardware improvement business for $4.3BN to ASSA ABLOY, a Swiss access solutions company. By selling, Spectrum Brands will focus on their remaining businesses: Home and Personal Care -- which includes Black & Decker, George Foreman, Global Pet Care, and Home & Garden. ASSA ABLOY, a...
A robust network is the foundation for modern living. This is as true for residents of multi-dwelling units (MDUs) like apartments, condominiums, and dormitories as it is for single-family residences. Building on advanced connectivity services, MDU property managers and owners can leverage the benefits of smart home devices and smart property solutions to drive revenue and increase net operating income. In collaboration with Cox Communities, Parks Associates’ new complimentary...
 
by Parks Associates | Jun. 28, 2021
Tags: broadband, home networks, smart home
Parks Associates estimates that across the US, 15 million households are currently mobile-only – which means that household members have mobile data plans but do not have a home internet subscription. Of this 15 million, 12 million were at one point fixed broadband subscribers. That is, for one reason or another, they cancelled their home broadband service. Some of the most common reasons are included in the chart below:     2020 and its...
 
by Kristen Hanich | Mar. 15, 2021
Tags: broadband, mobile, smart home
Parks Associates recently hosted its 15th annual CONNECTIONS TM Summit: Smart Home Growth Strategies . The conference took place virtually January 14, in cooperation with CES® 2021. This one-day event featured sessions on smart home technology and services, connected health, data privacy, value-added services, and home security. The opening session, Smart Home Platforms: Simplifying the Consumer Experience , featured an all-female panel, who discussed how their companies are...
Parks Associates recently released the Market Snapshot, Voice as a Lifeline and the Transformation of Home Telephony , which explores how home telephony is transforming in ways that provide renewed validation of legacy technologies even while new technologies accelerate adoption. The whitepaper, developed in partnership with DECT Forum , reports that North American and European telecommunications providers have seen a significant increase in home telephony beginning last year with the...
Parks Associates is now accepting speaker submissions for CONNECTIONS™ 2021. The CONNECTIONS™ Community brings together over 1,200 industry executives to network and participate in sessions focused on converging IoT industries. Submit to Speak: http://www.parksassociates.com/events/connections-us/conn-us-cfp CONNECTIONS™ 2021 will feature sessions on March 24, May 12, May 25-26, July 14, August 18, September 22, and November 9-10. Thank you to our early 2021...

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