Parks Associates: Over 40% Of U.K. Broadband Households Interested In Mobile Security Alerts From Their Service Provider
DALLAS, Nov. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- New research from Parks Associates shows growing interest among U.K. broadband households for provider-deployed security services, with over one-third very interested in alerts on smartphones, PCs, and tablets for fire, water leaks, or open windows in their home. Thirty-five percent are very interested in an offering where appliances automatically adjust their settings to minimize electricity usage.
Parks Associates hosts CONNECTIONS™ Europe on 13-14 November in Amsterdam to showcase new solutions and monetization opportunities in energy, video services, home controls, and connected-home solutions. The conference features the keynote speakers Owen Hanks, GM, Mobile - Europe, YuMe; Jean C. Kiessling, Head, Business Development & Portfolio Management, Deutsche Telekom AG; and Kevin Petersen, SVP, AT&T Digital Life.
Provider deployment of multiscreen services in Europe trails North America, where 86% of pay-TV subscribers have access to TV Everywhere services versus 66% in Western Europe and 21% in Eastern Europe, according to Parks Associates. "Only 16% of pay-TV households in the U.K. regularly use multiscreen services, but that is higher than the usage rates throughout the U.S., which range from 3% to 13% among the largest U.S. operators," said Stuart Sikes, President, Parks Associates. " CONNECTIONS™ Europe offers an excellent lineup of participants with solutions that leverage consumer interest in connected-home solutions into successful services." The CONNECTIONS™ Europe agenda is available at http://www.parksassociates.com/connectionseurope. Media are invited to attend. Visit http://www.connectionseurope.com or contact email@example.com, 972-490-1113 for information. About CONNECTIONS™ Europe CONNECTIONS™ Europe offers high-level analysis and consumer research, networking opportunities, and information on emerging connected home services and technologies. http://www.connectionseurope.com CONTACT: Holly SpragueParks Associates720.987.6614 firstname.lastname@example.org SOURCE Parks Associates
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