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    Consolidated Communications picks ARRIS for whole home service

    Consolidated Communications has elected to deploy the ARRIS Whole Home Solution and ConvergeMedia Management Suite across its Kansas City market. This ARRIS offering will enable Consolidated subscribers to enjoy up to six HD programs at one time, whole home DVR, and a more personalized content experience. ARRIS’s comprehensive triple-play Media Gateway, delivers the best in...
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    Over 1/4 broadband households will go “smart” by decade’s end

    Strategy Analytics predicts that 26 percent of broadband households in the world will have at least one smart home system by 2019 according to its Smart Home Strategies (SHS) advisory service forecast, “2014 Smart Home Systems and Services Forecast: Global Total.” Revenues in the US will account for nearly 40 percent of the global total...
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    Research reveals latest stats for smart TV & -watch uptake

    According to new research from Parks Associates, smart TV adoption increased by 31% in one year, meaning that now over one-third of US broadband households have a smart TV. Parks Associates analysts report that over 70% of smart TV owners have the device connected to the Internet. Also, nearly two-thirds of people shopping for a flat-panel...

Analysis & Opinion

  • Health, wealth & the education: ARRIS plots the future of the TV

    Charles Cheevers,

    Earlier this month ARRIS held its annual Video Leadership Forum at Barcelona’s ‘W’, the colossal sail-shaped hotel that billows above the skateboarders, cyclists, and roller skaters weaving continuously along the promenade below. Inside the hotel, a selection of representatives from telcos, cable customers, ISPs and the press were busy reflecting on the present and the…

  • What will Apple’s HomeKit mean for tomorrow’s connected home?

    Last week, at this year’s World Wide Developer Conference, Apple announced a number of software updates. Arguably the most significant of these – certainly for connected entertainment and the connected home – was its iOS 8 HomeKit software framework, which should allow a user to control all their smart home connected devices through Apple’s Siri….

  • PS4 and Xbox One set to go head to head in holidays 2013

    Paul Jackson, principal analyst at Informa Telecoms & Media

    Microsoft and Sony have released more complete details, including pricing, of their new home consoles in the past day at the E3 conference in Los Angeles

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