Consumers saved approximately $1.6bln in energy costs in 2018 alone thanks to a 2012 voluntary set-top box energy conservation agreement among pay-TV providers, manufacturers, the Consumer Technology Association and NCTA – The Internet & Television Association.
Source: Green Set-Top Efforts Save Customers and the Planet
Comcast announced this week that its broadband adoption program, Internet Essentials, now extends to every low-income home within the ISP’s footprint. This marks the program’s largest expansion in history, which has connected more than eight million people since its inception.
Source: Comcast’s Internet Essentials Connects 8 Million People | NCTA — The Internet & Television Association
With the FCC this week expected to reform its broadband data collection regime, it seems like a good opportunity to assess the potential impact of these changes. From NCTA’s perspective, there are four key points.
Source: Getting Broadband Mapping Right | NCTA — The Internet & Television Association
As America’s cable operators continue to build out robust networks that deliver these gigabit internet speeds, everyone from entrepreneurs to small business owners to farmers are getting the chance to revitalize their communities in the best ways possible.
Source: Why Gigabit Internet is Essential to America’s Agriculture | NCTA — The Internet & Television Association
The 10g platform is going to provide reliable service.. As the cable industry embarks on the development of 10G services, there is a lot of work ahead,
Source: 10G, Reliably – CableLabs
As celebrations for the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission continue, the cable industry looks back at how an important piece of technology used in NASA’s Voyager missions is playing a role in connecting millions of homes and delivering the ultra-fast speeds that Americans enjoy today.
Source: What Technology Do NASA and the Cable Industry Share in Common? | NCTA — The Internet & Television Association
The rise in popularity of video games has led to a surge in online only gaming, live streaming, and esports.
Source: 10G Powering the Future of Gaming at E3 2019 | 10G | NCTA
Gigabit. Gigabyte. You’ve heard and seen these words before, but do you really know what they mean? Here is a quick crash course on bits and bytes, and what they mean for consumers. This is especially helpful as 10G—the industry’s initiative to bring 10 gigabit speeds to American households and businesses—gets closer to becoming reality.
Source: Is a Gigabit the Same as a Gigabyte? | NCTA — The Internet & Television Association
Over the past decade, America has embarked on a technology transformation powered by constant connectivity. Today, most Americans have access to high-speed internet networks that have changed the way we live, work, learn and play. But ensuring that the U.S. remains a global internet leader means that our networks have to stay ahead of demand. We are transitioning from an era defined by megabits to one in which gigabit connectivity is unleashed. Thanks to technologies already being deployed and some coming soon, that future — one with 10 gigabit speeds — is just around the corner.
Source: The Future of Super Fast Internet is 10G | NCTA — The Internet & Television Association
A new poll conducted this month reveals that more viewers, specifically two out of three adults, watch TV live. What is incredibly interesting and unique about American consumers is that while many of them are taking advantage of time-shifted TV options—like DVR or on-demand—to better accommodate their schedules, many of them still choose to watch TV live.
Source: Live TV Still Strong Among American Viewers | NCTA — The Internet & Television Association