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Frontier makes smart home play with Wi-Fi video monitoring service

Frontier Communications has made another step in developing a presence in the emerging smart home market segment with the debut of its new Wi-Fi-based video monitoring service.

ABI Research: Security segment share of smart home market to drop 50 percent by 2019

Home security monitoring vendors continue to enjoy a dominant position in the U.S. managed smart home market, but according to a new ABI Research report, their market share will plummet over 50 percent as a host of new competitors emerges.

Watching the home automation opportunity in 2013

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?

AT&T's Digital Life could make its wireline broadband base even stickier

AT&T's (NYSE: T) recent launch of its Digital Life home control and monitoring service illustrates the telco's need to generate new wireline and wireless revenue streams. As noted by

Frontier, Time Warner Cable add home security to their broadband bundles

Frontier (NYSE: FTR) and Time Warner Cable (NYSE: TWC), which both serve the Rochester, N.Y. region, have separately made moves to offer home security services to their respective subscribers.

iControl Networks finds entrance into Europe via Swisscom

iControl, one of the emerging broadband home management players, has established a foothold in the European market through a partnership with Swisscom. Set to be launched in the Swiss market in 2012,

NIST incorporates PacketCable spec for Smart Grid

While most of the service provider attention around Smart Grids has centered on wireless and wireline telcos, the cable industry is just as keen on cashing in on the opportunity. Among the nearly 80

Home energy vendors eye telco market

Companies that develop home energy management technologies and devices are beginning to see telephone companies as a major, largely-untapped market sector for their wares, according to a report from

iControl enters home control/security fray

Increasing advanced home networking infrastructures are giving rise to a multitude of new applications, including home energy management and home security. iControl is the latest company looking to