Tizen Smart TVs claim 27% of US broadband homes

by Bob Raikes

What They Say Parks Associates said that in Q3 2021, 27% of US broadband subscribers reported the Samsung Tizen Smart TV is their primary device for consuming video content. Eric Sorensen, Senior Contributing Analyst, …

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Parks: U.S. Consumer Adoption of Smart TVs Reached 56% in 2021

by Bob Raikes

What They Say Parks Associates reported that SmartTV penetration has now reached 56% of US broadband homes. Smartspeakers and smartdisplays reached 53%. 82% of domestic broadband households subscribe to at least one OTT video …

Tags:broadband| Market Data| OTT Video| Smart TV| SVOD| USA

Virgin Media reveals record-breaking 2020

by Milos Pavlovic

What They Say Virgin Media posted data about its success in 2020 in the UK, despite, or because of the pandemic. When it came to upload traffic, Virgin Media’s network saw data use jump …

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Liberty Global Joins HomeGrid Forum

by Damir Lokas

HomeGrid Forum announced that Liberty Global has become the latest member of the Alliance, alongside other industry leading service providers including AT&T, BT, CenturyLink, China Telecom and Verizon. Liberty Global has previously partnered with …

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Media Turmoil and the Future of Displays

by Chris Chinnock

There has a been a lot of news lately about the rapidly changing media market. This will have an indirect impact on the future of displays, so I thought I would summarize some of …

Tags:broadband| CableLabs| Light Field Displays| Netflix| Vol 25 - Issue 33

Cable Industry Gearing up for the High Bandwidth Needs of Light Field Displays

by Chris Chinnock

CableLabs, the development group funding by the cable industry, held their summer conference last week in Colorado. A number of topics were discussed, but I want to focus on their views of display use …

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65% of US Broadband Households Bought at Least One CE Device in 2017

by Andrew Fenn

New research from Parks Associate finds that 65% of US broadband households bought at least one CE device in 2017. According to the report, US broadband households now own an average of 8.6 connected …

Tags:broadband| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| Smart TV| USA| Vol 25 - Issue 30

Fibre and Cable Account for Three-Quarters of Global Fixed Broadband Subscriptions

by Andrew Fenn

Fibre and cable networks are dominating the global broadband market, with the technologies now servicing 77% of fixed subscriptions, new figures from Point Topic have revealed. According to the data, which takes into account …

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