Day: June 17, 2020

Why Connected Devices in Americans’ Homes Are Expected to Nearly Double in Five Years

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While the average connected household in the U.S. currently has 12 connected devices, that number is expected to double to 25 by 2025. That’s according to new numbers released this week by the research firm Parks Associates.

In conjunction with the release of the numbers, Parks and Irdeto are planning to cohost a webinar, on “Value-added Services: Secure & Complete Home Wi-Fi Management.”

“The number of connected devices in the home is increasing just as people are adding strain to the home network with more work-at-home and video streaming activities,” Brad Russell, Research Director, Connected Home, Parks Associates, said as part of the announcement.

“Consumers regularly deal with frustrating Wi-Fi experiences and also have widespread concern about their vulnerability to data security and privacy threats. Even as household spending starts to shrink, consumers recognize the need to secure and optimize their

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