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Big Data – Big Hype or Big Rainbow

With all the clamor the past year about Big Data is this the service that will cause the broadband pipes to fill and the revenue to soar from business and residential applications? The terms the Internet of Things or Everything also refers to a futuristic view where data will make George Jetson seem more like Fred Flintstone. Is there a business case for rural telephone providers to position and benefit from this change?
Written by Sam Harlan at 10:00

Smart Home Opportunity is Just Beginning

Positioning to serve the intelligent home of the 21st century has quickly grown to become a focal point for service providers and a variety of participants spanning the utility, smart grid, building and ICT industries. A new report from Boston market research firm Strategy Analytics predicts 16% of broadband households globally will have at least one smart home system by 2017.
Written by Kevin Kutcher at 10:00

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One Third of Global Population Will Be Connected via Wireline Broadband in 2012

Fixed broadband will continue to grow worldwide, reaching 618.7 million subscribers by the end of 2012, a 7.3% year-over-year (YoY) annual increase. More than 1/3 of total world population of households will have a fixed broadband connection at the end of 2012, according to a new ABI Research report.
Written by Kevin Kutcher at 15:30

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Realities of the Digital Home

CHR Solutions Vice President of Engineering Sam Harlan recently participated in Telecompetitor's Digital Home Summit. In the below two-part video interview, Sam offers great insight into the opportunities and realities of the digital home.
Written by Kevin Kutcher at 10:00

Report Confirms Importance of Triple-Play Bundles

The triple-play bundle plays an important role in the success of services penetration and its impact is accelerating, according to market research firm Digital TV Research. Findings from their most recent research on bundling found that triple-play subscriptions will reach 400 million globally by 2017, an increase of nearly 300 million from year-end 2011, and 380 million higher than 2007.
Written by Kevin Kutcher at 12:00