Smartphones and other cutting edge wireless devices will be integral to driving growth in the U.S. wireless market, according to the TNS Global Technology Index (GTI) study. Despite the recession, the GTI study reveals that consumers will demand new and improved products as early as 2010.
In 2009, US ethnic communities will spend $56.6 billion on telecommunications services, accounting for nearly one-third of all residential telecom expenditures, according to a new market research study from The Insight Research Corporation.
The January 26th decision made by the ever-so-knowledgeable U.S. Senate to delay the complete transition to DTV is yet another example of the lack of leadership, and a Federal Communications Commission. that continues to be the poodle lap-dog of the U.S. Congress. The decision -- to delay until June 12th -- has been made because the Obama administration and the Democratic congress seem to be convinced that it is to the benefit of the remaining Americans who have not yet converted
Cinelatino will unveil a comprehensive on-and off-air rebrand initiative beginning on January 1, 2009 that will include a new logo and a new on-air graphics package, followed by a new broadband
website to launch in early 2009.
El Paso is the top U.S. city for text messaging according to consumer and media research firm Scarborough Research. Fifty-seven percent of cell phone subscribers age 18+ in El Paso text message, versus 48 percent of adult cellular subscribers nationally. Other leading markets for text messaging include Salt Lake City, Dallas and Memphis.
According to an updated forecast from SNL Kagan, the cable industry is positioned to continue market share growth in the residential phone business, but the gains could prove tenuous in this increasingly dynamic segment.
SNL Kagan's newest study, "Global Multichannel Special Report: Trends in LatAm Telecom Insurgence," explores pay-TV competition in Latin America and how international telecoms Telefónica and Telmex are capitalizing on market opportunities created by digital cable's slow emergence in the region.
Broadband is now no longer simply a technological upgrade from dial-up, but a conduit for a host of communication and entertainment services – the so-called triple-play of voice, video and Internet. It therefore requires more sophisticated and targeted marketing.