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Behind Closed Doors Part II: COVID-19’s Impact on Business End Users

April 1, 2020

Throughout the ongoing COVID-19 crisis, ShareTracker has been busy collecting data detailing exactly how end users are consuming internet and wireless services—critical insight for the telecommunications industry, which is struggling to keep users up and running from home. Last week, ShareTracker released important data detailing COVID-19’s impact on consumer wireless and internet users. Today, ShareTracker …Read More

Telecom Snapshot – The Impact of COVID-19

March 31, 2020

ShareTracker has been watching the coronavirus updates through the lens of streaming video and wanted to share the research and information we found. Top 3 Things To Know Here are three points about COVID-19 impacts/benefits to streaming TV: Streaming has increased of course. https://www.fiercevideo.com/broadcasting/broadcast-networks-see-huge-viewership-spikes-amid-covid-19-crisis https://techcrunch.com/2020/03/17/nielsen-explains-how-covid-19-could-impact-media-usage-across-the-u-s/ Streaming video usage is increasing and bandwidth is becoming an …Read More

Behind Closed Doors: COVID-19’s Impact on Household Internet Use

March 27, 2020

ShareTracker has released new data from its latest household survey, a national sample of 2,297 adults aged 18 or over. The survey was distributed March 17-23 and offers critical data on how the developing COVID-19 pandemic is impacting consumer internet usage. Impact On Working Habits According to our research, the biggest impact of expanding quarantines …Read More

ShareTracker Actively Monitoring COVID-19’s Impact on Telecom

March 20, 2020

Every day we see new impacts on daily life from the COVID-19 outbreak. Like you, we focused on our employees and their families first, making sure that all were safe, and had a good plan to shelter in place. Once everyone was confirmed safe at ShareTracker, we’ve been busy implementing processes to assist our customers …Read More

Bandwidth, Inteliquent, Level3 and Peerless tops among VoIP carriers

February 28, 2020

Business Porting Update for 2H19 ShareTracker has released new data detailing business porting trends during the third and fourth quarters of 2019. The report highlights U.S. businesses that changed telephony carriers and kept their telephone numbers during that time period, with a focus on VoIP carriers. Today, it should be noted, most of the voice …Read More

YouTubeTV Remains Top vMVPD

February 3, 2020

On Thursday, Jan. 30 Sony officially ended it’s PlayStation Vue live TV service, replaced by Google’s YouTube TV. This came after Google won the bidding war to target PlayStation Vue subscribers. ShareTracker research shows approximately 30 percent of PlayStation Vue’s 500,000 customers now subscribe to YouTube TV, leaving 350,000 potential new subscribers for YouTube TV …Read More