Broadband, Broadcast & Cable

CTAM SmartBrief

Marketing news for the cable industry

CTAM SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Cable & Telecommunications Association for Marketing

BET introduces 2 series as it looks to get younger

4/23/2014

  • Advertising Age (free access for SmartBrief readers)

The median age of the BET audience has increased from 31 to 38 in the past five years, so the network is responding with two new shows aimed at millennials. "The Start Up" stars rapper Diggy Simmons a… Read More

NAB SmartBrief

Broadcast TV and radio industry news

NAB SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: National Association of Broadcasters

FCC's Net neutrality proposal to allow for special content lanes

4/24/2014

  • New York Times (tiered subscription model), The

The Federal Communications Commission is preparing to unveil its latest Net neutrality proposal, saying it would include a provision allowing Internet service providers and content providers to set up… Read More

SBCA SmartBrief

Satellite broadcasting industry news

SBCA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Satellite Broadcasting & Communications Association

Aereo case goes before Supreme Court

4/22/2014

  • Re/code

The broadcast networks' case against streaming service Aereo went before the Supreme Court today, with the justices expressing concern that their ruling could potentially harm other companies that use… Read More

USTelecom dailyLead®

Telecommunications news

USTelecom dailyLead®

Published in partnership with: United States Telecom Association

Cost, reliability drive enterprises toward carrier Ethernet

4/24/2014

  • Channel Partners

Sales of carrier Ethernet services to business customers will more than double over the next four years, reaching $10 billion by 2018, according to Frost & Sullivan. The report suggests that the growt… Read More

SmartGrid SmartBrief

News about the smart-grid industry

SmartGrid SmartBrief

Role of regulators is viewed as critical in the age of distributed generation

4/21/2014

  • Forbes

As the market for distributed generation matures and consumers find more options for becoming energy independent, utilities could face the prospect of obsolescence if they don't find ways to incorpora… Read More

NCC Media SmartBrief

Cable industry advertising news

NCC Media SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: NCC Media

El Rey creates social push for "From Dusk Till Dawn"

4/21/2014

  • Multichannel News

El Rey Network has created a social promotion for "From Dusk to Dawn: The Series" that lets audience members use a special phone number to answer the query, "What would you do for Santánico Pandemoni… Read More

SCTE SmartBrief

Cable telecommunication news.

SCTE SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: The Society of Cable Telecommunications Engineers

Name those stellar standouts

4/24/2014

It's time to submit nominations for the annual SCTE Cable-Tec Expo® Awards. The deadline for SCTE Member of the Year, the SCTE Hall of Fame, the SCTE Excellence in Standards Award, and the SCTE Safet… Read More