SOURCE: Parks Associates

Parks Associates

May 15, 2013 10:34 ET

MEDIA ALERT: Parks Associates Invites Media to Attend 17th Annual CONNECTIONS™: The Premier Connected Home Conference at CTIA 2013 Next Week in Las Vegas

Industry Leaders From Samsung, Starz, AT&T, Pandora, IBM, Sprint, Ericsson, and More Lead Interactive Discussions on Connected CE and Mobile Services

DALLAS, TX--(Marketwired - May 15, 2013) - International research firm Parks Associates invites media to attend the 17th-annual CONNECTIONS™: The Premier Connected Home Conference at CTIA, May 20-23, in the Venetian Hotel.

CONNECTIONS™, with keynotes from AT&T, Samsung, Starz, and Parks Associates, features interactive panel sessions focused on new roles for service providers and monetization strategies for connected devices, digital content, and value-added services.

Parks Associates research finds in 2013, there will be over 200 million U.S. smartphone users and 66% of U.S. broadband households will have a tablet. Reporters may contact Holly Sprague at, 720.987.6614, to request a meeting with an analyst or participating executive at the conference.


May 20-23

Murano Rooms, Third Floor, Venetian Hotel, 3355 S Las Vegas Blvd

Available onsite or at

Monday, May 20 
Cloud, Apps & Big Data Surround the Connected Home
KEYNOTE: "Realizing the Connected Life...into a new world of potential," Kevin Petersen, President, AT&T Digital Life

Tuesday, May 21 
Building the Experience: Evolutionary Steps to Interoperability
KEYNOTE: "Emerging markets for IP Home Management," Tricia Parks, CEO, Parks Associates
KEYNOTE: "Adding Value to the Device Ecosystem through Content & Services," Jonathan Kim, VP, Content & Services, Samsung Media Solutions Center, Samsung

Wednesday, May 22 
Leveraging Connected and Mobile Devices for Content and Controls
KEYNOTE: "Thoughts from the Dream Factory: Opportunities and Issues with High-Value Entertainment Content on Mobile Devices," John Penney, EVP, Strategy, Business Development, & Worldwide Distribution, Starz

Event Sponsors: Cisco, Sprint, Allegro, Lowe's, Qualcomm, Sutherland Global Services, UpdateLogic, Amdocs, Arrayent, Asurion, MphasiS, Net2TV, Qresolve, Sigma Designs,, AlertMe, Linear, and HomePlug Alliance.

CONNECTIONS™ features the Connected Home Pavilion, an area on the CTIA 2013 exhibit floor where attendees can preview demos from technology solutions providers for the digital home. Visit Parks Associates at Booth #5550.

Pavilion Hours:
Tuesday 11am-4:30pm
Wednesday 11am-5pm
Thursday 9:30am-2pm

For information, contact, 972-490-1113, or visit

co-located with CTIA 2013 on May 20-23, focuses on innovative technology and business solutions for the connected consumer.

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