19% of high-income Canadian households own at least one smart device, with thermostats the most popular

Parks Associates Director to present Canadian IoT research insights at CONNECTED + this week
Dallas, Texas, October 10, 2016 – Leading IoT research firm Parks Associates revealed today that high-income broadband households are driving the recent jump in smart home adoption in Canada. Smart Home and IoT in Canada shows that 19% of Canadian households with an income of $100,000 or more own at least one smart home device, compared to just 5% of those with an income of less than $50,000. Smart programmable thermostats are the leading smart home device in Canada, with 5% adoption among all broadband households, and ownership jumps to 13% among Canadian households making $100,000 or more.
Jason Paris, Director, Business Development, Parks Associates, will present the firm’s findings this week at CONNECTED + in Toronto. Paris will moderate the panel “Coopetition and Collaboration: Telecom, Utilities, Tech Providers, Start Ups” at 11 a.m. on October 13. Joining Paris on the panel are the following speakers:
• Luigi Gentile, …