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Making Connections at 2006 CES

According to Parks Associates, the markets for advanced entertainment services will see tremendous growth over the next few years. By 2009, the average revenue per subscriber for video services will be $163 per month, while revenues from premium VOD (video-on-demand) downloads will total $530 million. There will also be a correlative increase the number of advanced products in households. By 2010, 47 million U.S. broadband households will have a residential gateway (RG), and nearly 10 million U.S. households will have a networked storage device.

The CONNECTIONS conference will host six sessions January 5 and 6 at 2006 International CES, featuring Parks Associates' expertise in digital entertainment and advertising, home networking, and global consumer research. Each session will include a panel of expert speakers moderated by an analyst from Parks Associates. In addition, Parks Associates will be in the South Hall at Booth 25539 throughout CES.

"Digital technologies and services are taking a greater role in people's lives, and 2006 will feature an unprecedented level of integration," said Tricia Parks, CEO of Parks Associates. "At CES, we are examining targeted domains that will be significant in the next six months, a perfect complement to CONNECTIONS in May, which will feature expert panelists, multiple tracks on all topics significant to the digital home, and a showcase featuring an array of products and services from our sponsors."

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