Despite big improvements in telecommunications infrastructure on the African continent in the past five years, the quality and affordability of Internet services has not improved, a study conducted by Analysys Mason for the Internet Society finds.
AT&T finally introduced its Digital Life home automation and service, one that will appeal to its wireless customers who in many markets are outside of their traditional wireline network footprint.
FierceCable 's list of the top cable technologies of 2013 leads with a look at the video gateways--or "super DVRs"--that Comcast, Time Warner Cable and other major MSOs will deploy this year as they attempt to stave off competition from products such as DirecTV's Genie and Dish Network's Hopper multiroom DVRs.
Consumers who have an in-home broadband connection are more willing to purchase remote monitoring and control professionally monitored interactive security services, research firm Strategy Analytics said.
Home automation as we know it has been around for two decades, but in 2013, it may finally come into its own, with analysts predicting a compound annual growth rate of as much as 45 percent. But what's driving the projected growth in home automation? And what could stop that growth in its tracks?
In today's spotlight, FierceTelecom takes a look at how lower pricing from Verizon and other providers is driving growth in the home automation sector.
AT&T is using this week's Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas to announce that it will begin delivering its Digital Life home security and automation services to homeowners in eight markets beginning in March.
Home improvement retailer Lowe's on Thursday announced that it will use next week's Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas to debut a new set of products and services for Iris, its cloud-based smart home solution.
Cable operators may have an advantage over telecom, utility companies and home security providers in marketing home security and automation services such as Comcast's Xfinity Home and Time Warner Cable's Intelligent Home, J.D. Power and Associates said Monday.
Dish Network ( Nasdaq: DISH ) plans market home-automation services to subscribers under the "Dish Smart Home Services" brand, spokesman Aaron Johnson told FierceCable . Last month, Dish filed...