Wednesday, September 18, 2013

Over 70% of pay-TV subscribers in Western Europe can get TV Everywhere

Parks Associates President to moderate panel and present TV Everywhere data at CTAM EuroSummit '13

Stuart Sikes, President, Parks Associates, is moderating the session, "TV Everywhere Update: What's Trending in Europe" on September 20, 10:30-11:30, at CTAM EuroSummit '13 in Barcelona.

According to Parks Associates research, over 70% of pay-TV subscribers in Western Europe are able to receive a TV Everywhere service from their current pay-TV provider. The firm estimates that by 2017, over 55% of broadband households in Western Europe will have a smart TV, creating even greater demand for online video services.

EuroSummit’13 is a unique two-day gathering that includes informative keynotes, panels, engaging sessions, networking events, and creative awards. Highly interactive and fun, the conference focuses on Social TV, the Connected TV, competitive branding and customer care strategies, On Demand advertising, and a host of other key topics, technologies, product trends, and best practices in cable marketing.

What: “TV Everywhere Update: What's Trending in Europe"

The majority of EU pay-TV subscribers may now access content across multiple connected devices -- in some cases at no additional fee.  After offering these benefits for close to a year or more, what has been the impact on cord cutting, cord shaving, a-la-carte premium services, subscription rates, and customer satisfaction?

MODERATOR: Stuart Sikes, President, Parks Associates


Cornel Ciocirlan - CTO EMEA, Arris

Jon Sichel - MD UK & EMEA, Scripps Networks

Kiaran Saunders - VP Commercial Director, Nickelodeon UK Ltd.

Nick Thexton - VP and CTO, Service Provider Video Technology Group, Cisco

Simon McGrath - General Manager, Europe, thePlatform

When: September 20, 2013, 10:30-11:30 A.M.

Where: Hotel Rey Juan Carlos I

Av. Diagonal 661 - 671

08028 – Barcelona, Spain

Press Registration/Information: Please contact Krisztina Homolay at to request a press pass for this event or register here.

Interview: To request an interview with Parks Associates or additional information, contact Holly Sprague at or +1.720.987.6614.

Parks Associates will host CONNECTIONS™ Europe: Monetization Strategies for the Connected Home on November 12-13 at the Mövenpick Hotel, Amsterdam. Visit for more information.

About Parks Associates: Parks Associates, a woman-founded and certified business, is an internationally recognized market research and consulting company specializing in emerging consumer technology products and services. Founded in 1986, Parks Associates creates research capital for companies ranging from Fortune 500 to small start-ups through market reports, primary studies, consumer research, custom research, workshops, executive conferences, and annual service subscriptions.

The company's expertise includes the Internet of Things (IoT), digital media and platforms, entertainment and gaming, home networks, Internet and television services, digital health, mobile applications and services, support services, consumer apps, advanced advertising, consumer electronics, energy management, and home control systems and security.

Each year, Parks Associates hosts industry webinars, the CONNECTIONS™ Conference Series, Smart Energy Summit: Engaging the Consumer, Connected Health Summit: Engaging Consumers, and Future of Video: OTT, Pay TV, and Digital Media.

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