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TV Sets Surpass PCs for Online Streaming

Is there any question that Netflix is changing consumer video habits? For doubters, consider this — the number of consumers who watch Internet video primarily on their TVs has risen to 45% from 33% a year ago, according to market research firm NPD Group. Concurrently, the number of video viewers who turn to the PC as the main screen for streaming video dropped from 48% to 31% over the last year. The embattled — but very definitely still-standing — Netflix has become the centerpiece service for watching TV on your own schedule on the TV set. The study...
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Golden Age Of Unlimited Data Downloading...

Consumers may be in the last days of the Golden Age of Unlimited Data Downloading as other carriers follow Verizon’s lead and reconfigure the way they charge users who are increasingly using smartphones — and other devices such as tablets — for activities other than simple phone conversations, which have fast become a quaint relic of other recent centuries. (Ever try to get a teenager to respond to a phone call?) The plan Verizon is rolling out looks good on the surface to consumers who have multiple devices as it allows them to “pay for a certain amount...
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FCC Continues Broadband Expansion Agenda

FCC Continues Broadband Expansion Agenda Two short months ago, the FCC unveiled its Connect to Compete initiative that helps ensure rural consumers have affordable internet access. This week the agency introduced plans to overhaul another program that will further expand broadband access and provide discounted internet service to even more low-income families. Speaking in Washington, D.C., FCC chair Julius Genachowski said he plans to redesign the Lifeline program long-known for helping to lessen the costs of phone service for qualifying customers. The new-look...
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Jason McDaniels EVDO Testimonial