Total annual U.S. spending on home telephony, Internet, mobile, security, and video services, including pay TV and OTT, is $ 340 billion

Total annual U.S. spending on home telephony, Internet, mobile, security, and video services, including pay TV and OTT, is $ 340 billion

The conference is sponsored by, Calix, Cox Communities, F-Secure, Homebase, Plume, Airties, Bitdefender, Johnson Controls, Nice, Notion, Rapid Response Monitoring, Resideo, Schneider Electric, STRATIS®, AmTrust Specialty Risk, Gadgeon, Ivani, Cooktop Safety, Iris® Powered by Generali, and Assurant.

Parks Associates, an international research firm, announced today that annual spending on home phone, internet, mobile, security, and video services among US internet households totals $340 billion. On May 17-19, the company will host the 26th annual CONNECTIONSTM Conference at the Omni Frisco Hotel in Texas, with sessions on the future of the connected home and keynotes from, Comcast, Cox Communities, Nice North America, and Sunnova.


  • The opening session on May 17, Services, Choice, and Trust – Consumers and Modern Living, examines the position of service providers, the role of choice and trust, and strategies to expand the smart home market, followed by keynote speaker Vickie Rodgers, VP and GM, Cox Communities, Cox Communications. Emerging strategies to serve consumers aged 50+ and family caregivers are featured on May 18, during the special session Seniors, Caregivers, and Tech Services: A Growing Opportunity.

  • “Home security and smart home ownership are both pushing 40% of all US internet households, creating new opportunities for interactive services and a whole-home experience,” said Elizabeth Parks, President and CMO, Parks Associates. “The networking opportunities and discussions at CONNECTIONS™ become even more significant as these industries converge, creating a variety of solutions and new consumer experiences centered on the safety and security value propositions.”

Parks Associates’ 26th annual CONNECTIONS™: The Premier Connected Home Conference features multiple virtual sessions hosted throughout 2022 focused on the adoption of technology including smart home, security, connected health, energy, home automation, and entertainment solutions.

On May 19, the session Smart Apartments: Broadband, Platforms, and Value follows a keynote by David Puckett, VP, Connectivity & Home Products, Comcast, and highlights the growth of connected services and products in MDU properties, including the top value propositions and prioritization for property technologies. Heather Sellar, Director of Sales and Business Development, Essence. Kevin Weirich, Sr. Director Global Product Management, Connected Products, Resideo. To register, visit For request data or press pass, contact Rosey Sera.

Bringing together more than 1,500 senior executives, CONNECTIONS™ provides networking opportunities combined with visionary keynotes and virtual sessions. The Parks Associates analyst team leads all conference sessions, which are focused on technology innovations, consumer adoption and trends, product and service forecasts, and the evaluation of new business strategies, partnerships, monetization opportunities, and value-added service design.

Throughout the event, sponsors offer demos during virtual networking events, spotlighting new technology innovations and services for the entertainment, mobile, and smart home market segments.