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Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Subscriptions account for nearly 86% of US internet TV and movie spending

New research from Parks Associates finds that subscriptions, formerly representing just over half of total online video spending in 2012, now account for nearly 86% of all internet spending on TV and movies.

The research comes from the firm’s OTT Video Market Tracker, which includes an exhaustive analysis of market trends and profiles of OTT video service providers in the US and Canada, including Netflix, HBO, YouTube, and Amazon as well as new services Disney+ (Walt Disney ...read more

Wednesday, May 15, 2019

22% of US broadband homes watch terrestrial TV

Approximately 22% of US broadband households use an antenna to watch over-the-air broadcasts, according to Parks Associates.

Households with both antennas and pay TV subscribe to multiple OTT video services and are more likely to own connected entertainment devices than are average broadband households or pay-TV-only households.

From the article "22% of US broadband homes watch terrestrial TV."

Friday, February 02, 2018

YouTube TV added to Roku and Apple TV

With a 37 per cent market share, according to Parks Associates research, Roku is essential to YouTube TV’s bring your own device strategy. The more pricey Apple TV will bring in far fewer new homes, but still an essential compontent in the product’s rollout.

From the article "YouTube TV added to Roku and Apple TV" by Julian Clover.

Friday, January 05, 2018

30% of US homes like to use single remote

Research from Parks Associates shows that 67% of US broadband households find receiving alerts when someone enters the home appealing; 54% of broadband households find at least one tested energy management use case for the smart home highly appealing and 60% of security system owners find the ability to control their security systems using voice appealing.

From the article "30% of US homes like to use single remote" by Robert Briel.

Wednesday, September 06, 2017

European smart home market awakens

According to Parks Associaties in their new report IoT Connectivity in Europe: Value of Connected Products, companies in this space across the globe are exploring strategies to overcome market inhibitors and realise the opportunities emerging from the power of connectivity.

“Some European companies have been hesitant to jump into the IoT space due to their sense that this area suffers from overhype and gadgetry,” said Tricia Parks, founder, president, and CEO, Parks Associat ...read more

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Parks: The role of TV in the home is evolving

Parks Associates estimates smart TV penetration will reach 57% in Western Europe this year.

This growth comes as the connectivity rates for smart TV are also increasing; in the US, 82% of smart TV owners connect their device to the Internet. New use cases for connected CE, including smart home applications, are helping device owners find new value in their connected devices.

“The TV’s role in the home is evolving,” said Brad Russell, research analyst, Parks Associates.

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Friday, March 17, 2017

20% of US pay-TV subscribers dissatisfied

20% of US pay-TV subscribers say they are dissatisfied with their pay-TV service, representing a 100% increase since early 2013.

Parks Associates’s new report TV Services: Changing the Channel Package shows only one-third of pay-TV subscribers are very satisfied with their pay-TV service, a drop from 57% who indicated very high satisfaction levels in 2013.

“High satisfaction with pay TV has dropped across all providers,” said Brett Sappington, senior director of research ...read more

Thursday, February 02, 2017

OTT Churn-Rate In US Homes Is 19%

The figure is reveadled in Parks Associates’ OTT Video Market Tracker service, which notes that the overall churn rate for OTT services has been stable for the past year, with top services Netflix, Amazon, and Hulu all reducing their churn rates. At the end of 2015, 20% of US broadband households had cancelled at least one OTT video service in the past 12 months.

“The churn rate has held steady, with one-in-five broadband households canceling an OTT video service in the past ...read more

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