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Biography for Rebecca Day

Rebecca Day, Senior editor of Consumer Electronics Daily and contributing editor to Communications Daily and Washington Internet Daily, joined Warren Communications News in 2010. She’s a longtime CE industry veteran who has also written about consumer tech for Popular Mechanics, Residential Tech Today, CE Pro and others. You can follow Day on Instagram and Twitter: @rebday

Recent Articles by Rebecca Day

ADT Upbeat on Matter; Eyes 2nd Cert Round in 2022

Following the push of the Connectivity Standards Alliance’s certification program to 2022, ADT won’t likely participate in the first certification round, ADT Vice President-Product Engineering Mark Reimer, told us Monday. “I want to watch and make sure that everything goes really well, and then we’ll be most likely in the second certification round.”Read More >>

Supply Shortages to Ease by Year-End, Says Snap One on Debut Earnings Call

Strength in the custom electronics channel drove a 34% sales increase to $253 million in Q2 at Snap One, which rebranded from SnapAV in June, said management Thursday on the company’s first earnings call. The company completed an initial public offering in July that generated $270 million. Cost of sales grew 39% to $152.1 million year on year due to net sales growth and higher costs from suppliers and inbound freight costs, said the company. Net loss for the quarter ended June 25 was $1.1 million vs. a net loss of $3.2 million in the comparable year-ago period.Read More >>

TV Sports World Struggles to Balance Pay-TV, Digital Models, Panelists Say

Shorter attention spans, competition for entertainment time share and continually rising rights fees are ongoing challenges as the TV sports world straddles traditional pay-TV and over-the-top video models, said panelists on a Thursday FierceVideo webcast on TV monetization in the sports industry.Read More >>

Consumers Overwhelmed by Video Content Options, Navigation: TiVo

Consumers are overloaded with content, and it has become difficult to manage, said TiVo executives on a Thursday webcast for the company’s biannual video trends report, based on a Q2 survey of 4,500 respondents 18 and older in the U.S. and Canada.Read More >>

FuboTV Revenue, Subscribers Soar on Continued Pay-TV Erosion

FuboTV shares rose 11% Wednesday to close at $31.82 after Q2 revenue and subscriber numbers were well above projections. The virtual MVPD raised full-year revenue guidance by 15 percentage points at the midpoint to $560 million-$570 million, a 116% increase vs. 2020, and end-of-year subscriber count to 910,000-920,000, a 67% bump. Q3 revenue is estimated to be $140 million-$144 million, with an end-of-quarter subscriber count rising 79% to 810,000-820,000.Read More >>