Press Releases

Wednesday, January 23, 2019

310 million households worldwide will have more than 586 million OTT video service subscriptions by 2024

New report explores global trends in OTT video services 

A new OTT report from Parks Associates predicts OTT services will accelerate their global expansion over the next five years, with more than 310 million connected households having at least one OTT service by 2024. OTT Video Services: Disruptive Globalization estimates approximately 200 million households had at least one OTT service at home at the end of 2018.

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Tuesday, January 22, 2019

43% of households planning to purchase a smart TV or streaming media player cite voice control as key feature

Research report addresses impact of AI on entertainment industry

Research from Parks Associates finds that 43% of U.S. broadband households that own or plan to purchase a smart TV or streaming media player consider voice control to be an important feature for their next purchase. Parks Associates industry report The Impact of AI on Consumer Entertainment examines the impact of AI on the entertainment industry and the future role of AI in user experience, service delivery, co ...read more

Thursday, January 17, 2019

49% of U.S. broadband households are willing to adjust their lighting during peak energy periods

Industry leaders to address consumer behavior and tariff programs at 10th-annual Smart Energy Summit

Research from Parks Associates reveals 49% of U.S. broadband are willing to adjust their lights during peak energy consumption periods, but only 29% of all households are willing to allow a utility or manufacturer to make adjustments automatically. Parks Associates’ 10th-annual Smart Energy Summit: Engaging the Consumer will address new strategies to drive consumer adoption o ...read more

Wednesday, January 16, 2019

16% of U.S. broadband households share their passwords for their online video service accounts

New report profiles major players that provide authentication and identification technologies 

Research from Parks Associates finds 16% of U.S. broadband households admit to sharing their passwords for their video service accounts with other people. Innovations in Authentication and Personalization Technologies reports that service providers will have a difficult time moving subscribers to new methods of password-free authentication. Only one-third or fewer of U.S. broadband ...read more

Tuesday, January 15, 2019

U.S. revenues from one-time support services will total $1.7 billion by 2022

New research report addresses problems facing connected devices owners

A new industry report from Parks Associates reveals just over 30% of computing and entertainment device owners report experiencing loss of wireless connectivity, identifying home network routers and streaming media devices most frequently as the source of the problems. Support Services for the Connected Home reports the percentage of households with a technical support subscription has held steady at clos ...read more

Wednesday, January 09, 2019

45% of smart thermostat owners received a discount from their energy provider

Parks Associates announces speakers and keynotes ahead of tenth-annual Smart Energy Summit

Key industry executives will join Parks Associates for its tenth-annual Smart Energy Summit to address opportunities and strategies for utilities to drive consumer engagement with energy service through adoption of smart home products and participation in renewable power generation. The conference will take place February 18-20, 2019, in Austin, Texas.

 

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Monday, January 07, 2019

Parks Associates addresses key trends and growth in the smart home at CONNECTIONS™ Summit at CES

Unit sales of smart speakers with voice assistants in the U.S. will reach nearly 65 million by 2022 

Parks Associates today announced leading smart home and consumer IoT industry executives will participate at CONNECTIONS™ Summit on January 8, the first day of CES® 2019, featuring multiple sessions addressing key trends, challenges, and opportunities within these industries.

Parks Associates reports U.S. broadband households own an average of more than 10 connected devic ...read more

Thursday, January 03, 2019

25% of U.S. broadband households plan to buy a smart video doorbell in 2019

CONNECTIONS™ Summit at CES® to feature sessions on consumer device experiences featuring Chamberlain Group, Control4, F-Secure, NXP, and Silicon Labs

New research from Parks Associates shows 25% of U.S. broadband households plan to buy a smart video doorbell in the next 12 months. The research firm will host its 13th-annual CONNECTIONS™ Summit: Consumer IoT and Smart Home on January 8 at CES® 2019 in Las Vegas, to discuss strategies to drive greater adoption of smart home so ...read more

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