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Research: 6% US broadband homes have gigabit-speed services

Research: 6% US broadband homes have gigabit-speed services

New research from Parks Associates finds that 22 per cent of US broadband households have a service speed of 100-999 Mbps, the most common service tier, although 39 per cent…

Research: 5G smartphone shipments will reach 5m this year

According to research from Strategy Analytics, global smartphone shipments will reach a modest 5 million units in 2019. Early 5G smartphone models will be expensive and available in limited volumes.…

Forecast: Smart TVs 81% of total TV sales in 2024

Forecast: Smart TVs 81% of total TV sales in 2024

Analyst and consultancy firm Ovum predicts TV market will have multiple drivers in the forecast period. There will be steeper smart TV/4K TV growth in developing countries over the next…

Research: 8% US broadband homes own a VR headset

Research: 8% US broadband homes own a VR headset

A Parks Associates report finds gaming remains the primary use case for VR (virtual reality) headsets. Virtual Reality: The Evolving Ecosystem finds consumer-reported familiarity with VR technology has stayed at…

IHS: 5G market set to boom

According to business information provider IHS Markit, as the first commercial deployments of 5G start to appear, the stage is set for consumers finally to find out what the powerful…

IDC: Record EU smart speaker shipments in Q4 2018

IDC: Record EU smart speaker shipments in Q4 2018

In the fourth quarter of 2018, the smart home market in Europe reached almost 33 million units, representing 15.1 per cent growth annually, according to research by International Data Corporation…

IHS forecasts buoyant growth for UHD

Research firm IHS Markit says that viewers in Europe, North America and even in Eastern Europe, LatAm and the MENA region are adopting 4K/UHD at an accelerating rate. Paul Gray,…

Survey: 22% of UK own voice-controlled digital home assistant

Survey: 22% of UK own voice-controlled digital home assistant

UK households are increasingly adopting the smart home experience, according to the third report from EY’s annual digital home survey of 2,500 UK consumers. The report, which focuses on the…

Report: UK video games market up 10%

Report: UK video games market up 10%

Video game revenues saw record increases last year, with digital purchases now accounting for 50 per cent of all sales in the UK, according to the latest annual report from…

Analyst: ‘Modest initial success for 8K TVs’

8K TVs are set to achieve modest success over the next few years, according to research from Strategy Analytics’ Connected Home Devices service. The report will be published to coincide…

Insight: New stadium tech to transform fan experience

Insight: New stadium tech to transform fan experience

With UK top flight club Tottenham Hotspur set to play for the first time at its new £1 billion stadium this evening, taking on Crystal Palace in the Premier League,…

Analyst: Voice command use grows

Analyst: Voice command use grows

Consumer survey findings from IHS Markit reveal that 22 per cent of Internet users across four markets – the US, UK, Australia and India – use the available voice-command features…

Strong growth forecast for 8K

A report from market research company Markets&Markets forecasts that the 8K technology market is projected to grow almost tenfold over the next 5 years, from $2.9 billion (€2.59bn) this year…

Survey: Connecting adaptability staying relevant in TV

Videa, an online marketplace for automated television advertising, has released the results of their survey, How TV is Winning Back Its Leadership Position: Dynamic Careers in a Digital Age, which…

Report: Interoperability key when purchasing smart devices

A Parks Associates report finds that smart home solutions will increasingly rely on voice control, video and data analytics, sound recognition, and AI to simplify the user experience. Technology Convergence…

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