Broadband, Broadcast & Cable

CTAM SmartBrief

Marketing news for the cable industry

CTAM SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Cable & Telecommunications Association for Marketing

TCM, Disney to collaborate on branded TV block, theme ride update

11/26/2014

  • New York Times (tiered subscription model), The

Turner Classic Movies and Walt Disney Co. have teamed up for several content-marketing initiatives. Starting next month, TCM will begin airing "Treasures from the Disney Vault," a block of cartoons, m… Read More

NAB SmartBrief

Broadcast TV and radio industry news

NAB SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: National Association of Broadcasters

St. Louis TV outlets prioritize safety in Ferguson coverage

11/25/2014

  • St. Louis Post-Dispatch
  • Broadcasting & Cable

Local TV stations in St. Louis took a measured approach to covering the grand jury decision in the police shooting in Ferguson, Mo., with many pushing network programming to subchannels to cover the d… Read More

SBCA SmartBrief

Satellite broadcasting industry news

SBCA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Satellite Broadcasting & Communications Association

DIRECTV CEO expects U.S. approval of AT&T merger in Q2

11/25/2014

  • Boston Herald

DIRECTV CEO Michael White said he is "optimistic" that federal officials will approve the company's merger with AT&T in the second fiscal quarter of 2015. White also noted that there was "no set deadl… Read More

USTelecom dailyLead®

Telecommunications news

USTelecom dailyLead®

Published in partnership with: United States Telecom Association

Verizon introduces index for online retail traffic

11/25/2014

  • Wireless Week

Verizon Communications soon will launch the Verizon Retail Index, designed to measure consumer e-commerce retail traffic patterns for the duration of the holiday season, the telecom said today. The in… Read More

SmartGrid SmartBrief

News about the smart-grid industry

SmartGrid SmartBrief

Navigant: Smart grid revenue to grow $26B in 9 years

11/24/2014

  • DigiTimes
  • Energy Business Review
  • FierceSmartGrid

Global revenue from smart grids is forecast to reach $70.2 billion in 2023, compared with $44.1 billion this year, according to Navigant Research. "Transmission-system upgrades are being driven by the… Read More

NCC Media SmartBrief

Cable industry advertising news

NCC Media SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: NCC Media

Marketers say native ads are a top path to engagement

11/24/2014

  • eMarketer

Marketers aren't very clear on the definition of "native advertising," but understand that it is a vital tool in the battle for consumer attention and are increasing spending on it, according to an eM… Read More

SCTE SmartBrief

Cable telecommunication news.

SCTE SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: The Society of Cable Telecommunications Engineers

Apply for 2015 SCTE-Tuck, SCTE-Georgia Tech leadership programs

11/25/2014

Applications are available for the next offerings of the annual SCTE-Tuck Executive Leadership Program and the annual SCTE-Georgia Tech Management Development Program. Learn about the programs and see… Read More