Broadband, Broadcast & Cable

CTAM SmartBrief

Marketing news for the cable industry

CTAM SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Cable & Telecommunications Association for Marketing

Julia Louis-Dreyfus, "Breaking Bad" duo star in Audi ad

8/20/2014

  • Adweek

Audi ramped up the star power for an ad that promotes its sponsorship of the upcoming Emmy Awards with a six-minute spot featuring Aaron Paul and Bryan Cranston running a pawn shop. Julia Louis-Dreyfu… Read More

NAB SmartBrief

Broadcast TV and radio industry news

NAB SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: National Association of Broadcasters

Media General modifies terms of LIN Media acquisition

8/20/2014

  • TVNewsCheck (free registration)
  • Broadcasting & Cable
  • TVNewsCheck (free registration)

Media General is lowering the price it will pay to acquire LIN Media following CBS' decision to move its affiliation from LIN's WISH to WTTW in Indianapolis. Also, to comply with Federal Communication… Read More

SBCA SmartBrief

Satellite broadcasting industry news

SBCA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Satellite Broadcasting & Communications Association

ViaSat to focus on bringing in new revenue, not new subscribers

8/18/2014

  • Space News International
  • Advanced Television

ViaSat reported higher revenues equivalent to about 30,000 new subscribers in its most recent quarter, although total customer figures remained the same. The satellite broadband provider said it was f… Read More

USTelecom dailyLead®

Telecommunications news

USTelecom dailyLead®

Published in partnership with: United States Telecom Association

CenturyLink's private cloud targets big business

8/20/2014

  • GigaOm
  • V3.co.uk (U.K.)

CenturyLink Technology Solutions has unveiled a private infrastructure-as-a-service platform to address the cloud security concerns of some large businesses while offering the flexibility and efficien… Read More

SmartGrid SmartBrief

News about the smart-grid industry

SmartGrid SmartBrief

Holley Metering to use EnVerv PLC modem chip for Thai project

8/18/2014

  • Metering.com

Holley Metering will employ EnVerv's EV8000 power-line communications modem system-on-a-chip device for advanced metering infrastructure products to be deployed in Thailand. Read More

NCC Media SmartBrief

Cable industry advertising news

NCC Media SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: NCC Media

Shark Week ads enhanced with augmented reality capabilities

8/19/2014

  • Mobile Marketer

Discovery Channel is using the Blippar mobile advertising application to provide augmented reality enhancement to ads shown during its Shark Week programming. Blippar and Discovery also partnered with… Read More

SCTE SmartBrief

Cable telecommunication news.

SCTE SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: The Society of Cable Telecommunications Engineers

Coming up Wednesday: "Cable Wi-Fi: BSS/OSS Considerations"

8/19/2014

That's the title of the next SCTE LiveLearning Webinars™ presentation, slated for this Wednesday, Aug. 20. It's free for SCTE members, one hour long, and one great technical training opportunity des… Read More