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27 Apr, 2017, 08:45 ET Parks Associates Announces Comcast SVP to Present Opening Keynote at CONNECTIONS™: The Premier Connected Home Conference on May 23

International research firm Parks Associates announced today that Comcast's senior executive Sridhar Solur will open the 21st-annual CONNECTIONS™:...


25 Apr, 2017, 08:41 ET Parks Associates: Insurers and Consumers Spend More Than $50 Billion a Year on Home Health Services

International research firm Parks Associates announced new connected health research today showing that insurers and U.S. consumers spend more than...


20 Apr, 2017, 08:30 ET Parks Associates: Nearly 40% of U.S. Broadband Households Use Video Sharing Sites like YouTube on a Weekly Basis

New research from Parks Associates reveals that 39% of U.S. broadband households visit a video sharing site like YouTube at least once a week. In...


28 Feb, 2013, 08:30 ET Almost 35% of U.S. Broadband Households Experience Problems With Their Home Network

 Parks Associates announced today that 78% of U.S. broadband households had a home network router in 2012, up from 54% in 2009, with adoption...


27 Feb, 2013, 10:28 ET Parks Associates: 44% of U.S. broadband households interested in connected appliances with troubleshooting capabilities

Parks Associates announced new connected appliance research today at Smart Energy Summit, showing 44% of U.S. broadband households would...


26 Feb, 2013, 12:19 ET Parks Associates Sr. Research Analyst Heather Way to present State of the Market at Digital Asset Management Conference

 Parks Associates' Sr. Research Analyst Heather Way will present the keynote "New Paths to the Connected Consumer: Multiscreen Experiences and...


26 Feb, 2013, 11:25 ET Smart Energy Summit Showcases Texas Companies Focused on Home Energy Market

 Several Texas companies are participating in Parks Associates' fourth-annual Smart Energy Summit: Engaging the Consumer on February...


21 Feb, 2013, 11:27 ET Alarm.com and SDG&E to Discuss Benefits of "Reduce Your Use" Thermostat Pilot Program at Smart Energy Summit Keynote

Parks Associates today announced Alarm.com and utility San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) will discuss opportunities emerging from their...


19 Feb, 2013, 12:41 ET Alarm.com and SDG&E, EnerNex, Lowe's, and Honeywell to keynote Smart Energy Summit 2013

Research firm Parks Associates today announced the keynotes and presentation topics for next week's Smart Energy Summit: Engaging the Consumer....


13 Feb, 2013, 12:08 ET Parks Associates: Nearly 50% of U.S. broadband households highly interested in thermostat that can automatically adjust to save money

 Parks Associates, host of Smart Energy Summit: Engaging the Consumer, today announced new energy research showing nearly 50% of U.S....


07 Feb, 2013, 11:21 ET Parks Associates: SMB tech support market will achieve double-digit growth through 2016

 Parks Associates today announced new SMB (small-and-medium-business) technical support research showing network complexity, growth of cloud...


06 Feb, 2013, 11:13 ET New Parks Associates Consumer Energy Data shows 40-55% of U.S. broadband households interested in IP-connected home controls and security solutions

 Parks Associates, host of Smart Energy Summit: Engaging the Consumer, today announced new research showing consumer interest in...


05 Feb, 2013, 11:21 ET Parks Associates to Present New Energy Research and Preview the 2013 Smart Energy Summit in Webcast on Thursday, February 7

 International research firm Parks Associates, host of the annual Smart Energy Summit, will present new research on the markets for...


30 Jan, 2013, 10:14 ET Parks Associates: 60-80% of U.S. broadband home owners willing to pay for energy-saving products

Parks Associates announced today 60-80% of U.S. broadband home owners are willing to pay for energy-saving products such as smart thermostats,...


24 Jan, 2013, 11:34 ET Parks Associates: 72% of U.S. consumers interested in tech support services prefer a comprehensive option and assistance

 International research firm Parks Associates announced new tech support research today showing the do-it-yourself (DIY) model...


22 Jan, 2013, 11:07 ET Parks Associates: Honeywell and Lowe's to keynote Smart Energy Summit: Engaging the Consumer

Parks Associates today announced Jeremy Eaton, VP & GM, Honeywell Smart Grid Solutions, Honeywell, and Kevin Meagher, VP, GM, Smart Home,...


16 Jan, 2013, 10:24 ET Data Analytics for Consumer Heating and Cooling Systems Helps Generate Energy Savings, Reduce Runtime by up to 36%

New consumer research from Parks Associates indicates 54% of U.S. broadband households own a programmable thermostat, which can be an effective...


15 Jan, 2013, 10:41 ET Parks Associates: Smart meter deployments to exceed 50 million in 2013

 Parks Associates today announced executives from Duke Energy, Reliant, PlanetEcosystems, and San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) will...


09 Jan, 2013, 11:19 ET Parks Associates: Over 650 million households worldwide will have broadband and over 430 million will have a data network by end of 2013

 Parks Associates today announced a new whitepaper at the 2013 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) that features the firm's analysts...


08 Jan, 2013, 11:00 ET Parks Associates Kicks Off 2013 International CES with 7th Annual CONNECTIONS™ Summit

Parks Associates hosts leading digital-home executives today at the seventh-annual CONNECTIONS™ Summit in the South Hall of the Las Vegas...


07 Jan, 2013, 12:00 ET MEDIA ALERT: Parks Associates to host 7th Annual CONNECTIONS™ Summit at 2013 CES Tuesday in South Hall, Rooms S204-S205

 International research firm Parks Associates invites media to attend the 7th annual CONNECTIONS™ Summit at CES,10 A.M.-5:15...


03 Jan, 2013, 10:53 ET CONNECTIONS™ Summit: Lowe's to showcase Iris platform and connected home solutions during networking reception

 Parks Associates today announced Lowe's as the exclusive sponsor of the CONNECTIONS™ Summit networking reception, January 8 at...


19 Dec, 2012, 11:31 ET Parks Associates addresses new business models, partnership opportunities at CONNECTIONS™ Summit

 International research firm Parks Associates today announced the speakers and Premier members for its upcoming CONNECTIONS™ Summit,...


13 Dec, 2012, 12:41 ET Consumers Will Purchase Apple iPad Over Kindle Fire This Holiday Season

 New Consumer Analytics research from Parks Associates indicates consumers continue to prefer Apple over the other top brands in tablets, with...


06 Dec, 2012, 11:34 ET Parks Associates: Pay-TV providers in Europe and Asia testing new roles as OTT providers

 Low ARPUs, growing competitive threats, and rival multiscreen services are driving many pay-TV providers in Europe and Asia to explore new...