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2012-10-31 11:24:26

DALLAS, Oct. 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Broadband penetration is above 70% in several Western European countries, and up to 30% of the broadband population in some countries prefer PCs over TVs for watching video, with a strong corresponding preference for free online video sources, according to research firm Parks Associates. In the United States, only 13% of broadband households prefer the PC over the TV as a video platform, compared to nearly 30% in Italy and 40% in Spain. (Logo:...

2012-10-23 11:23:08

DALLAS, Oct. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- At TelcoTV and the Cloud Services Summit this week, Parks Associates will share new research in video services, which shows telcos will lead the next stage in pay-TV services as the number of IPTV subscribers in the U.S. will exceed 18 million in 2017. The research firm will host the pre-event workshop "New Opportunities in the Connected Home - Expanding Role of the Service Provider" at TelcoTV and moderate multiple sessions during the conferences,...

2012-10-18 11:24:56

DALLAS, Oct. 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Parks Associates today announced the 17(th) annual CONNECTIONS(TM): The Premier Connected Home Conference will be co-located with International CTIA WIRELESS 2013, May 21-23, 2013, in Las Vegas. The international research firm reports 83% of U.S. broadband households will have a data network in 2013, while 94% of U.S. mobile subscribers will have mobile broadband service. The combination of high-speed services with connected CE in the home is creating...

2012-10-18 03:20:23

DALLAS, Oct. 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Parks Associates announced new research today regarding the growth in operator-provided multiscreen services in Western Europe, which increased coverage by more than 80% in the past year. The international market research firm will highlight the findings at CONNECTIONS(TM) Europe on 13-14 November in Amsterdam and share recommendations on content licensing challenges, growth strategies, and new offerings in multiscreen and digital...

2012-10-02 06:28:17

DALLAS, Oct. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- New research from Parks Associates shows tiered data plans pushed by carriers such as AT&T and Verizon are not yet affecting consumer app use. According to Primary Data Digest: Consumer Apps 1H12, which surveyed U.S. broadband households in the third quarter of 2012: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120307/MM66462LOGO) Smartphone owners on tiered data plans have downloaded an average of 17 apps since purchasing their phones...

2012-09-25 06:30:32

DALLAS, Sept. 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Parks Associates today announced the agenda and speakers for CONNECTIONS(TM) Summit at CES, January 8 at 2013 International CES in Las Vegas, which will analyze the impact of new IP platforms on entertainment, advertising, energy, and tech support services. This firm's research finds 25% of U.S. broadband households have a smart TV and almost 33% have a tablet. The rapid adoption of connected devices is changing consumer habits in video viewing and home...

2012-09-20 06:37:21

DALLAS, Sept. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- New Parks Associates research in The Market for Home Control and Security Systems finds 14% of all U.S. broadband households are "highly interested" in receiving security services from their ISPs. Further, consumers with professional monitoring, 16% of all U.S. households, are also interested in the new bundling and service options that come with Internet-enabled systems. About 40% would switch from their current monitoring provider if...

2012-09-18 06:21:32

DALLAS, Sept. 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Parks Associates today announced the speakers for CONNECTIONS(TM) Europe: Monetizing the Digital Home, which features a keynote from Deutsche Telekom and research sessions on home automation, connected-home value-added services, OTT video, and personal cloud solutions. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120613/DA23543LOGO) The executive conference, produced by Parks Associates in association with ESNA on 13-14 November at the Crowne...

2012-09-13 06:23:42

DALLAS, Sept. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- International research firm Parks Associates today announced the dates and topics for the fourth-annual Smart Energy Summit: Engaging the Consumer. The executive conference, hosted February 25-27, 2013, in San Antonio, Texas, with support from early sponsors EcoFactor, Hitachi, and Qualcomm, examines the convergence of energy, security, and home controls as multiple channels are now competing in the energy services market. (Logo:...

2012-09-11 06:23:51

DALLAS, Sept. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- As Apple prepares to release its new iPhone model, new research from Parks Associates shows the iPhone leads its rivals in customer satisfaction, with 75% of its owners "very satisfied" with their handset versus 61% of Android phone owners. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120307/MM66462LOGO) The firm's Untapped Consumer Opportunities for Mobile Services reveals 34% of U.S. smartphone shoppers from households with an annual income of...