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MetroNet and City of Ankeny Announce Partnership to Build 100% Fiber Optic Network

Thursday, April 15, 2021 - 3:09pm

b'MetroNet and the City of Ankeny today announced a partnership that will bring MetroNet\xe2\x80\x99s 100 percent fiber optic internet, TV and phone to businesses and residents.

Key Points: 
  • b'MetroNet and the City of Ankeny today announced a partnership that will bring MetroNet\xe2\x80\x99s 100 percent fiber optic internet, TV and phone to businesses and residents.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210415005672/en/\n\xe2\x80\x9cThe demand for high-speed fiber optic internet continues to be strong in Ankeny and adding MetroNet to the mix of providers gives residents another option,\xe2\x80\x9d said City Manager David Jones.
  • \xe2\x80\x9cMetroNet is pursuing an aggressive schedule for building its network in Ankeny, which will require coordination with city staff.
  • The customer-focused company provides cutting-edge fiber optic communication services, including high-speed Fiber Internet, full-featured Fiber Phone, and Fiber IPTV with a wide variety of programming.

$200+ Billion Smart TV Market - Global Industry Trends, Share, Size, Growth, Opportunity and Forecast 2021-2026 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Wednesday, April 14, 2021 - 2:06pm

b'The "Smart TV Market: Global Industry Trends, Share, Size, Growth, Opportunity and Forecast 2021-2026" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com\'s offering.\nThe global smart TV market reached a value of US$ 202.1 Billion in 2020.\nSmart televisions (TVs), also known as connected TVs, are integrated with internet connectivity, which assists in providing a wide range of features, such as on-demand content from different applications, access to streaming services, and the capability of connecting with other wireless devices.\nThey can also receive cable, satellite or over the air (OTA) transmission passively.

Key Points: 
  • b'The "Smart TV Market: Global Industry Trends, Share, Size, Growth, Opportunity and Forecast 2021-2026" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com\'s offering.\nThe global smart TV market reached a value of US$ 202.1 Billion in 2020.\nSmart televisions (TVs), also known as connected TVs, are integrated with internet connectivity, which assists in providing a wide range of features, such as on-demand content from different applications, access to streaming services, and the capability of connecting with other wireless devices.\nThey can also receive cable, satellite or over the air (OTA) transmission passively.
  • Besides this, smart TVs have extra hardware and connections, along with a TV operating system and a graphical user interface (GUI).
  • As a result, they are focusing on entering the smart TV market, which has been dominated by electronics giants like Sony and Samsung for several years.\nApart from this, the adoption of 4K resolution TV sets, in confluence with technological advancements in the industry are also anticipated to bolster the market growth in the upcoming years.
  • Looking forward, the publisher expects the global smart TV market to exhibit moderate growth during the next five years.\nKey Questions Answered in This Report:\nHow has the global smart TV market performed so far and how will it perform in the coming years?\nWhat are the key regional markets in the industry?\nWhat has been the impact of COVID-19 on the global smart TV industry?\nWhat are the major resolution types in the industry?\nWhat are the popular screen sizes in the industry?\nWhat are the key screen types in the industry?\nWhat are the major technologies in the industry?\nWhat are the popular platforms in the industry?\nWhat are the key distribution channels in the industry?\nWhat are the major applications in the industry?\nWhat are the various stages in the value chain of the global smart TV industry?\nWhat are the key driving factors and challenges in the global smart TV industry?\nWhat is the structure of the global smart TV industry and who are the key players?\nWhat is the degree of competition in the global smart TV industry?\nHow are smart TVs manufactured?\n'

Western Europe Pay TV Market Report 2021: Pay TV Revenues Will Decline by $4 Billion (15%) Between 2020 and 2026 to Reach $23 Billion - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Monday, April 12, 2021 - 2:12pm

b'The "Western Europe Pay TV Market Forecasts to 2026" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com\'s offering.\nThe number of Western European pay TV subscribers will fall by 4 million between 2020 and 2026 to 103 million.

Key Points: 
  • b'The "Western Europe Pay TV Market Forecasts to 2026" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com\'s offering.\nThe number of Western European pay TV subscribers will fall by 4 million between 2020 and 2026 to 103 million.
  • Reflecting the importance of high-speed broadband for homes, IPTV is the top pay TV platform by subscribers.\nIPTV will gain 4 million subscribers between 2020 and 2026 to reach 47 million, with pay satellite TV down by 5 million to 18 million and cable down by 2 million to 37 million.\nEuropean operators shifted their emphasis from premium TV to high-speed broadband delivery.
  • This is particularly true in Denmark and Italy - which are at opposite ends of the pay TV penetration spectrum - where most operators promote OTT platforms ahead of traditional pay TV ones.\nPay TV revenues will decline by $4 billion - 15% - between 2020 and 2026 to reach $23 billion.
  • The pay TV subscriber count will drop by 4%, so revenues will fall faster - revealing lower TV ARPUs and less emphasis on TV from the operators.\n'

Verizon Business wins Frost & Sullivan 2021 North American Product Leadership Award for Contact Center Hub

Tuesday, April 13, 2021 - 1:00pm

b'SANTA CLARA, Calif., April 13, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Based on its recent analysis of the North American small to mid-sized contact center market, Frost & Sullivan recognizes Verizon Business with the 2021 North American Product Leadership Award for its Contact Center Hub.

Key Points: 
  • b'SANTA CLARA, Calif., April 13, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Based on its recent analysis of the North American small to mid-sized contact center market, Frost & Sullivan recognizes Verizon Business with the 2021 North American Product Leadership Award for its Contact Center Hub.
  • This multi-channel cloud solution offers an exceptional mobile experience and accommodates the smallest contact center, as well as larger ones (from 3 to 5,000 employees).
  • "Contact Center Hub was designed for ease of use from purchase to deployment and features an online portal that is easy to access and user-friendly.
  • In conjunction with Verizon One Talk and BlueJeans by Verizon, customers can run their entire business - calling, collaboration, and contact center - in an easy to use, mobile-first approach.

Verizon Business wins Frost & Sullivan 2021 North American Product Leadership Award for Contact Center Hub

Tuesday, April 13, 2021 - 1:00pm

b'SANTA CLARA, Calif., April 13, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Based on its recent analysis of the North American small to mid-sized contact center market, Frost & Sullivan recognizes Verizon Business with the 2021 North American Product Leadership Award for its Contact Center Hub.

Key Points: 
  • b'SANTA CLARA, Calif., April 13, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Based on its recent analysis of the North American small to mid-sized contact center market, Frost & Sullivan recognizes Verizon Business with the 2021 North American Product Leadership Award for its Contact Center Hub.
  • This multi-channel cloud solution offers an exceptional mobile experience and accommodates the smallest contact center, as well as larger ones (from 3 to 5,000 employees).
  • "Contact Center Hub was designed for ease of use from purchase to deployment and features an online portal that is easy to access and user-friendly.
  • In conjunction with Verizon One Talk and BlueJeans by Verizon, customers can run their entire business - calling, collaboration, and contact center - in an easy to use, mobile-first approach.

Teal Balloon Announces New Live Sports Streaming Subscription Service in Partnership with Tulix Systems

Monday, April 12, 2021 - 7:00pm

b"ATLANTA, April 12, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Premier live and on-demand video streaming company Teal Balloon is proud to announce the launching of its new live sports streaming subscription service.\nVideo streaming technology plays an increasingly essential role in our lives and offers a potential solution for countless avenues.

Key Points: 
  • b"ATLANTA, April 12, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Premier live and on-demand video streaming company Teal Balloon is proud to announce the launching of its new live sports streaming subscription service.\nVideo streaming technology plays an increasingly essential role in our lives and offers a potential solution for countless avenues.
  • Teal Balloon's subscription-based service offers high-quality, reliable video streaming options for all levels of organized sports, including club teams, AAU, recreation facilities, and K-12 school sponsored programs.\nTo make this subscription service possible, Teal Balloon has partnered with premier global video delivery company Tulix.
  • With the subscription, users can watch up to seven (7) days' worth of content and rewatch all recorded content for those days.
  • With a presence in Europe, the company operates out of Atlanta, USA, deploying direct-to-consumer premium live video services over its streaming-optimized CDN.\n"

North America Pay TV Market Forecasts Report 2021: Pay TV Penetration will Drop from 90.5% in 2010 to 53.6% by 2026

Monday, April 12, 2021 - 3:15pm

b'DUBLIN, April 12, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The "North America Pay TV Forecasts 2021" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com\'s offering.\nThe number of pay TV subscribers in Canada and the US will fall by 43 million from 116 million in the peak year of 2010 to 74 million in 2026.

Key Points: 
  • b'DUBLIN, April 12, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The "North America Pay TV Forecasts 2021" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com\'s offering.\nThe number of pay TV subscribers in Canada and the US will fall by 43 million from 116 million in the peak year of 2010 to 74 million in 2026.
  • The US will lose 41 million, with Canada down by nearly 2 million.\nThe number of pay TV subscribers plummeted by 27 million between 2010 and 2020, down by 6 million in both 2019 and 2020.
  • Pay TV penetration will drop from 90.5% in 2010 to 53.6% by 2026.\nThe worst of the cord-cutting is over.
  • Satellite TV will fall by 7.5 million and IPTV by 3.4 million subscribers.\nPay TV revenues peaked in 2015 at $111 billion.

Western Europe Pay TV Market Report 2021-2026: European Operators Shifted their Emphasis from Premium TV to High-Speed Broadband Delivery

Friday, April 16, 2021 - 4:15pm

b'DUBLIN, April 16, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The "Western Europe Pay TV Market Forecasts to 2026" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com\'s offering.\nThe number of Western European pay TV subscribers will fall by 4 million between 2020 and 2026 to 103 million.

Key Points: 
  • b'DUBLIN, April 16, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The "Western Europe Pay TV Market Forecasts to 2026" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com\'s offering.\nThe number of Western European pay TV subscribers will fall by 4 million between 2020 and 2026 to 103 million.
  • Reflecting the importance of high-speed broadband for homes, IPTV is the top pay TV platform by subscribers.\nIPTV will gain 4 million subscribers between 2020 and 2026 to reach 47 million, with pay satellite TV down by 5 million to 18 million and cable down by 2 million to 37 million.\nEuropean operators shifted their emphasis from premium TV to high-speed broadband delivery.
  • This is particularly true in Denmark and Italy - which are at opposite ends of the pay TV penetration spectrum - where most operators promote OTT platforms ahead of traditional pay TV ones.\nPay TV revenues will decline by $4 billion - 15% - between 2020 and 2026 to reach $23 billion.
  • The pay TV subscriber count will drop by 4%, so revenues will fall faster - revealing lower TV ARPUs and less emphasis on TV from the operators.\n'

Comcast Launching 25 WiFi-Connected "Lift Zones" Across Connecticut

Friday, April 16, 2021 - 3:58pm

"Affordable, reliable Internet service is key to meeting the needs of all members of a household.

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  • "Affordable, reliable Internet service is key to meeting the needs of all members of a household.
  • "We believe that these Lift Zones will provide another choice and make it convenient for folks to connect at a trusted local nonprofit location.
  • "\nThe 13 Comcast Lift Zone sites that are now open in Connecticut include:\nTwelve (12) additional Comcast Lift Zone sites in Connecticut are currently being installed with plans to open by late spring.\nComcast Corporation (Nasdaq: CMCSA) is a global media and technology company that connects people to moments that matter.
  • We are principally focused on broadband, aggregation, and streaming with over 56 million customer relationships across the United States and Europe.

Franklin Wireless Corp. Investors: Company Investigated by the Portnoy Law Firm

Friday, April 9, 2021 - 7:41pm

LOS ANGELES, April 09, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Portnoy Law Firm advises Franklin Wireless Corp. ("Franklin" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: FKWL ) investors that the firm has initiated an investigation into possible securities fraud, and may file a class action on behalf of investors.

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  • LOS ANGELES, April 09, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Portnoy Law Firm advises Franklin Wireless Corp. ("Franklin" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: FKWL ) investors that the firm has initiated an investigation into possible securities fraud, and may file a class action on behalf of investors.
  • The Portnoy Law Firm can provide a complimentary case evaluation and discuss investors options for pursuing claims to recover their losses.
  • On April 9, 2021, the Company reported that, Verizon Wireless has issued a voluntary recall of Jetpack Hotspot devices imported by Franklin.
  • The Portnoy Law Firm represents investors in pursuing claims against caused by corporate wrongdoing.