Broadband, Broadcast & Cable

CTAM SmartBrief

Marketing news for the cable industry

CTAM SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Cable & Telecommunications Association for Marketing

NBCU exec says HBO's streaming moves risk cannibalization

10/24/2014

  • Wall Street Journal (tiered subscription model), The

NBCUniversal CEO Steve Burke says that HBO's moves to offer a stand-alone streaming service will "be a challenge for them to not cannibalize what is already a really, really good business." HBO's chie… Read More

NAB SmartBrief

Broadcast TV and radio industry news

NAB SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: National Association of Broadcasters

CEO: Meredith isn't likely to participate in auction

10/24/2014

  • TVNewsCheck (free registration)

Meredith is unlikely to be tempted by estimates of spectrum value recently released by the Federal Communications Commission, President and CEO Stephen Lacy said. "I wouldn't be holding my breath for … Read More

SBCA SmartBrief

Satellite broadcasting industry news

SBCA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Satellite Broadcasting & Communications Association

Judge rules for DISH in Fox copyright challenge of AutoHop

10/20/2014

  • Bloomberg

A federal judge has given a tentative victory to DISH Network in a lawsuit concerning its AutoHop ad-skipping DVR service, ruling that it represents fair use under the 1984 Sony Betamax Supreme Court … Read More

USTelecom dailyLead®

Telecommunications news

USTelecom dailyLead®

Published in partnership with: United States Telecom Association

Akamai: DDoS attacks are increasing in frequency, size

10/24/2014

  • Computerworld

Akamai Technologies said it helped to fight 17 distributed-denial-of-service attacks of more than 100 gigabits per second during the third quarter. The number of DDoS attacks was up 22% from a year ea… Read More

SmartGrid SmartBrief

News about the smart-grid industry

SmartGrid SmartBrief

Eneres, Nissan test EV charging of businesses, homes

10/20/2014

  • TorqueNews.com
  • Metering.com

Eneres and Nissan Motor Corp. are using LEAF electric vehicles to test technology that would allow EVs to provide power to businesses and homes, offering a backup capability during electrical blackout… Read More

NCC Media SmartBrief

Cable industry advertising news

NCC Media SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: NCC Media

AMC's "The Walking Dead" gets big boost from time-shifting

10/19/2014

  • Hollywood Reporter, The

AMC's "The Walking Dead," already the most-watched series on TV, received a major boost for its fifth season launch in the live-plus-three-days ratings. The series saw its overall audience grow by 29%… Read More

SCTE SmartBrief

Cable telecommunication news.

SCTE SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: The Society of Cable Telecommunications Engineers

"IT Essentials" Just Weeks Away

10/23/2014

A self-paced online offering of SCTE's training course "IT Essentials: PC Hardware and Software (CompTIA A+)" is scheduled to begin Monday, Nov. 17. Learn more about this certification prep course and… Read More