Category Archives: Industry News

Collaborating Across the Entire Internet Ecosystem to Defeat Botnets

A May 2017 executive order – Strengthening the Cybersecurity of Federal Networks and Critical Infrastructure – tasked the Departments of Commerce and Homeland Security to lead an open and transparent process to identify ways to improve the resilience of the internet and communications ecosystem, and reduce threats perpetuated by botnets, particularly distributed denial of service […]

Unleashing Connectivity, Entertainment, and Jobs

Over the last twenty years, America’s cable companies have connected its networks to 93 percent of American homes. How did we do it? With the help of thousands and thousands of dedicated, hard working people doing a wide range of jobs. In fact, every single Congressional district in America is home to at least 300 […]

By 2021, Connected Devices will Outnumber Humans Three to One

There’s a good chance last Christmas that you or someone close to you received a virtual assistant like an Amazon Echo or Google Home. These virtual assistants were the most popular gift ordered on Amazon.com at the end of 2016. Powered by a continuous connection to the internet, these gadgets interact with the other internet-connected […]

Twitch and the Draw of Gaming Culture

As broadband speeds have increased, the home gaming experience has benefitted. That combined with improved latency means that gaming is more accessible than ever. In fact, 62 percent of U.S. households include at least one gamer, and the appetite for gaming related content is clearly reflected by the huge success of the website Twitch.tv. So, […]

Americans Still Prefer Their TV Sets to Phones

We live in a time where you can catch up on American Gods on the bus or take your binge of American Horror Story with you to check the mailbox. But even with small screens always a reach away, it turns out Americans still prefer to watch on a television set. According to new data […]

Per Person, What is Cable’s Impact?

Earlier this spring, we published a new report highlighting the tremendous impact of the American cable industry’s investment in broadband networks and TV programming. The report offers an in-depth view of key economic indicators from both a national snapshot down to every congressional district in every state. To help make sense of the numbers, we’ve highlighted […]

Most Americans Satisfied with Home Internet & TV Service

Connectivity has become ubiquitous with our daily lives, making the consumer experience even more important than ever. Given how often we connect, problems that might have been small ten years ago can impact how we work or entertain ourselves. So we’re happy to report that, according to a new poll out from Morning Consult, a […]

How Holograms and Bots Will Change the Way We Learn

What if you could learn physics directly from Albert Einstein himself, albeit via hologram, or get fast, personalized and cost-effective tutoring from a bot who will answer your questions instantly from an app on your phone? Better yet, what if we told you that these scenarios are already in their experimental stages, and preparing to […]

The Near Future is Just Getting Started

Last week, policymakers and technology innovators gathered at The Near Future event in Washington, D.C., where attendees tried out and caught a glimpse of the exciting virtual reality, augmented reality, and technology experiences to come or that are currently in their infancy. The conference may be over, but the Near Future is just getting started, […]