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Feb 28, 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...


Feb 27, 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...


Feb 26, 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...


Feb 26, 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...


Feb 21, 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...


Feb 19, 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....


Feb 13, 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....


Feb 07, 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...


Feb 06, 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...


Feb 05, 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...


Jan 30, 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,...


Jan 24, 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...


Jan 22, 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,...


Jan 16, 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...


Jan 15, 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...


Jan 09, 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...


Jan 08, 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...


Jan 07, 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...


Jan 03, 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...


Dec 19, 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,...


Dec 13, 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...


Dec 06, 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...


Dec 04, 2012, 10:57 ET Fourth-annual Smart Energy Summit to focus on consumer engagement and market strategies for energy-saving solutions

 Parks Associates today announced the topics and Advisory Board members for the fourth-annual Smart Energy Summit: Engaging the Consumer, in...


Nov 28, 2012, 11:15 ET Parks Associates: Consumers to increase holiday CE spending by over 33% compared to 2011, with tablets overtaking laptops as hottest item

 New Consumer Analytics research from Parks Associates indicates U.S. consumers plan to spend over 33% more on CE devices this holiday...


Nov 14, 2012, 11:50 ET Parks Associates: New 2012 consumer survey finds ad recall rates 40% for smartphone users and 33% for tablet users

 New Parks Associates consumer research finds connected devices score high rates of ad recall and response among users, with one-third of U.S....