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Research: US Smart TV ownership rising

The holiday season was good for many of America’s living rooms, with Smart TV ownership increasing in Q1 2024 to nearly eight in 10 households as consumers replace old TVs and embrace streaming video. Hub Entertainment Research’s annual Connected Home study reveals how consumers are still investing in home entertainment technology that improves their home […]

April 11, 2024

O’Loughlin joining Vantiva Connected Home as SVP Americas Customer Unit

Vantiva, a technology player enabling Network Service Providers (NSPs) to connect consumers worldwide, has announced that Tim O’Loughlin is joining Vantiva Connected Home to lead the Americas Customer Unit. Following the acquisition of CommScope’s Home Networks Division, Vantiva is splitting its Customer Unit into two regions (Americas & Eurasia). This decision will enable better regional […]

January 10, 2024

Plume launches intelligent home security offering

Network services and consumer experience pioneer Plume has announced an important home security enhancement to its recently launched Full Stack Optimization offering that enables the measurement and prioritization of traffic down to the application category level. Through the addition of a fourth application category—‘Home Security’—building on Streaming, Gaming, and Video Conferencing, Plume is now able […]

August 21, 2023

Incognito, Hitron partner on connected home innovation

Incognito Software Systems, a provider of broadband service orchestration software solutions for service providers, has announced new strategic partnerships with Hitron Technologies, a customer premise equipment manufacturer in North America, to showcase a unified, secure platform that enables service providers to innovate the connected home by simplifying the management of in-home devices and networks. With […]

November 2, 2022

CommScope launches HomeSight System

CommScope, a player in home networks, announced the launch of the HomeSight system, a new connected care system that enables innovative remote care services for healthcare and homecare markets. The HomeSight system makes possible a wide array of connected homecare services by third party application providers, such as remote patient monitoring, video calling for consultations […]

October 10, 2022

Survey: 8K awareness increasing

A survey from Hub Entertainment Research finds that consumers are increasingly aware of 8K TVs. Their buying intentions are also trending upward. The data is part of the company’s fourth annual Connected Home study, which surveyed 5,204 US consumers in February 2022. The Hub report says that 4K TVs and smart home devices have now […]

April 25, 2022By Chris Forrester

Connected device boom demands user services focus

Increasing demands for faster, more efficient and more reliable ways to manage connected devices will make 2021 the year of service and device lifecycle management, according to open broadband standards development organisation the Broadband Forum. Broadband Forum’s User Services Platform (USP) standard offers related data models and the communication protocol to master such needs. The […]

February 2, 2021