Broadband, Broadcast & Cable

CTAM SmartBrief

Marketing news for the cable industry

CTAM SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Cable & Telecommunications Association for Marketing

Time Warner sees potential in broadband-HBO packages

7/27/2014

  • Bloomberg

Time Warner thinks it can grow HBO significantly by getting pay-TV providers to offer the channel as part of limited, broadband-based packages similar to Comcast's Internet Plus plan. That package inc… Read More

NAB SmartBrief

Broadcast TV and radio industry news

NAB SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: National Association of Broadcasters

Political advertising spikes as outside groups flex muscles

7/28/2014

  • New York Times (tiered subscription model), The

Spending on TV advertising in congressional races is set to reach $2 billion this year, with purchases up almost 70% since 2010. Experts say that's a sign of the growing importance of well-funded outs… Read More

SBCA SmartBrief

Satellite broadcasting industry news

SBCA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Satellite Broadcasting & Communications Association

STELA bill will come before the House this week

7/21/2014

  • RBR.com

The House is set to vote this week on the STELA Reauthorization Act of 2014. "This must-pass legislation is the product of strong bipartisan work within both the Energy and Commerce and Judiciary Comm… Read More

USTelecom dailyLead®

Telecommunications news

USTelecom dailyLead®

Published in partnership with: United States Telecom Association

Juniper sells Junos Pulse unit for $250M

7/28/2014

  • Channel Partners

Juniper Networks has divested Junos Pulse, selling the mobile-security unit for $250 million to Siris Capital, and an analyst says more business units are likely to go. Read More

SmartGrid SmartBrief

News about the smart-grid industry

SmartGrid SmartBrief

FERC calls for revisions to grid-security plan

7/21/2014

  • Wall Street Journal (tiered subscription model), The

U.S. energy regulators are calling on the North American Electric Reliability Corp. to resubmit portions of its proposal to beef up national grid security on the grounds that it doesn't go far enough … Read More

NCC Media SmartBrief

Cable industry advertising news

NCC Media SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: NCC Media

FX waits on "Live + 3" ratings for "The Strain"

7/21/2014

  • Variety

FX delayed the release of ratings for its new drama "The Strain" until Nielsen issued its "Live + 3" numbers. Young-adult viewership of the show went up 64% with the delayed views taken into account. … Read More

SCTE SmartBrief

Cable telecommunication news.

SCTE SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: The Society of Cable Telecommunications Engineers

DOCSIS® 3.1 and Wireless Symposium: Top names to tackle big topics

7/24/2014

Hear from subject-matter experts on the current status of wireless services and DOCSIS® 3.1, their potential impact on operators’ service bundles, and their ability to improve customer experiences.… Read More