This year will be a watershed for delivering to consumers an array of new entertainment experiences. Thanks to broadband proliferation and growing cooperation between content producers and other members of the digital entertainment value chain, we'll see significant product and service announcements throughout 2006.
Because of the shift of increased spending by consumers, it's just such a critical industry right now. Christmas is proof of that. Sales of clothing and jewelry fell year over year, but consumer electronics picked up.
You see this movement by the carriers and their equipment partners to make sure that home networking becomes as easy and hassle-free to install and configure -- not only to get the basic performance working right, but also the security issue.