Broadband, Broadcast & Cable

CTAM SmartBrief

Marketing news for the cable industry

CTAM SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Cable & Telecommunications Association for Marketing

TNT, Showtime post first ads for TV shows on Instagram

7/10/2014

  • Wall Street Journal (tiered subscription model), The

Instagram has started featuring ads for TV shows, expanding beyond its initial push for fashion advertising with spots from TNT and Showtime. The promotion for TNT's new "The Last Ship" includes a pag… Read More

NAB SmartBrief

Broadcast TV and radio industry news

NAB SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: National Association of Broadcasters

U.S. is exception in airing World Cup on pay TV

7/10/2014

  • Wall Street Journal (tiered subscription model), The

The U.S., where cable network ESPN holds the World Cup rights, is one of the few participants not offering all of the matches for free viewing on TV. Countries as disparate politically as China, Russi… Read More

SBCA SmartBrief

Satellite broadcasting industry news

SBCA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Satellite Broadcasting & Communications Association

Analysts see DISH wireless spectrum rising in value

7/7/2014

  • Barron's (subscription required)

The latest round of industry consolidation may have left DISH Network without a partner, but analysts believe that its cache of wireless spectrum could be worth up to $25 billion for the satellite pro… Read More

USTelecom dailyLead®

Telecommunications news

USTelecom dailyLead®

Published in partnership with: United States Telecom Association

Slim to shed America Movil assets to escape stiffer regulation

7/10/2014

  • Reuters
  • Bloomberg

Billionaire Carlos Slim will seek to avoid being subject to Mexico's new telecom rules by selling off enough of America Movil's assets to reduce its market share to less than 50%. Some observers specu… Read More

SmartGrid SmartBrief

News about the smart-grid industry

SmartGrid SmartBrief

Joint venture gives utilities an edge in age of distributed generation

7/7/2014

  • Greentech Media

Dominion Voltage -- a partnership between Dominion Resources and Lockheed Martin aimed at helping utilities manage the disruptive forces of distributed generation -- is advancing cutting-edge technolo… Read More

NCC Media SmartBrief

Cable industry advertising news

NCC Media SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: NCC Media

Twitter partners with analytics firms for mobile effort

7/7/2014

  • VentureBeat

Twitter is placing emphasis on mobile measurement with its Twitter Marketing Platform Program and accompanying partnerships with mobile analytics firms. The program gives marketers real-time and preci… Read More

SCTE SmartBrief

Cable telecommunication news.

SCTE SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: The Society of Cable Telecommunications Engineers

Tech problems ... tech solutions -- register now for Expo

7/10/2014

An impressive record 48 technical workshops focusing on next-gen customer experiences/video/networks are in store for you at SCTE Cable-Tec Expo® 2014. Take your technical problems to Denver, Colo., … Read More