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Jan 11-14: Virtual CES 2021

Jan 13: FCC Open Commission Meeting

Jan 14: Rocky Mountain Cable Association Epic Virtual Party

Jan 25-28: RealScreen Summit 2021

Research

➢ 46% of consumers are more likely to patronize local/small businesses this holiday season, driven primarily by a desire to give back to their communities (53%).

➢ Customers choose to shop at small businesses for the quality of goods (48%) and customer service (45%) as well as the ability to find unique merchandise (44%).

➢ The top way consumers plan to support local/small businesses by ordering take out from local restaurants (48%). Many consumers also intend to get groceries at local markets (37%), buying gift cards from local retailers (23%) and sharing their favorite businesses with family and friends (24%).

(Source: Comcast Business)

Quotable

“I’m personally very excited about the wearable space. I think that has a lot of opportunity with not necessarily XR, but augmented reality. And we’re already testing and trialing industrial use cases, believe it or not, in our cell sites to help technicians commission equipment using the traditional hardhat with an AR-capable visor. So early days, but if we can do that in our little space of industry, imagine how many opportunities exist across broader industries, be that oil and gas or medial professionals.”
– T-Mobile pres, technology Neville Ray discussing 5G use cases at Oppenheimer’s 5G Summit

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