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USTelecom Media 11.26.2014
Saying thank-you in today’s evolving and growing digital world has never been easier. With a few keystrokes, Americans can express their gratitude via a wide array of online platforms, from social media to video and photo sharing, and more. And, with Thanksgiving just around the corner, such offerings are coming in handy for those who want...
USTelecom Media 11.25.2014
While digital adoption among America’s senior citizens is growing, challenges remain. According to a survey conducted by Pew Research Center’s Internet and American Life Project, while more than six in 10 Americans ages 65 or older report going online, others continue to face barriers to technology adoption. Forty-one percent do not...
Patrick Brogan 11.25.2014
An overwhelming majority of consumers across the United States are dropping traditional landline phone service, according to updated USTelecom analyses of national and state voice competition data. Based on national trends, by the end of 2015, the number of traditional landlines in service, including both residential and business lines, is...
USTelecom Media 11.24.2014
Across the retail sector and numerous other industries, big data is being increasingly harnessed to more effectively target consumers and convert their engagement into sales. According to Fierce Telecom, communications service providers (CSPs) are channeling the insights gleaned from big data analytics into marketing efforts, not only to increase...
Anne Veigle 11.21.2014
USTelecom recommended the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) deny Neustar’s petitions for another opportunity to bid to retain the Local Number Portability Administration (LNPA) contract. Neustar sought a review after the North American Number Council (NANC), which administers the contact, recommended that Telcordia win the contract in...
Anne Veigle 11.20.2014
A new economic model examining the impact of shifting to Title II regulation finds that Internet service providers are likely to invest “significantly less” — up to 31.7 percent lower — putting at risk much of the large capital investment needed to meet expected increases in demand for data services, according to economists...
USTelecom Media 11.19.2014
The advent of the Internet unleashed a new innovation era. Today, companies compete vigorously to introduce leading-edge products and services to attract and retain consumers, an effort that is largely aided by data analytics. But when the question arises of what to do about products and services that customers don’t know that they want,...
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11.18.2014
** Media Advisory** PRESS CALL 11/19 10 a.m. ET NEW ECONOMIC MODEL PREDICTS TITLE II WOULD DRIVE INVESTMENT DOWN Please join economists Kevin A. Hassett and Robert J. Shapiro for a discussion of a new study they have completed examining the impact of Title II regulation on broadband provider capital investment. Using an econometric model...
USTelecom Media 11.18.2014
To meet the need of growing job competition as the employment landscape steadily improves across the nation, recruiters are increasingly utilizing online job websites and social networks like LinkedIn to help engage and vet candidates. These newer digital recruiting methods are proving to be beneficial to organizations and potential employees...
USTelecom Media 11.14.2014
As the keepers of historical artifacts, art from across the ages, and wildly diverse creations and innovations, museums have served as a powerful lens on the world’s changing times. Now, with today’s proliferation of new technologies, there’s a new paradigm for curators as they adapt spaces and concepts to utilize digital...