Broadband, Broadcast & Cable

CTAM SmartBrief

Marketing news for the cable industry

CTAM SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Cable & Telecommunications Association for Marketing

Real Estate Network plots a course for a 2016 launch

10/30/2014

  • Variety

The Real Estate Network, a new channel being developed by a former commercial real estate broker, hopes to debut in early 2016 in 50 million U.S. homes. The network plans original content, along with … Read More

NAB SmartBrief

Broadcast TV and radio industry news

NAB SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: National Association of Broadcasters

PBS finishes 5th in household ratings for 2013-2014 season

10/30/2014

  • Deadline.com

PBS, thanks to the popularity of "Downton Abbey" and "The Roosevelts: An Intimate History," ranked fifth in household ratings for the 2013-2014 TV season, behind ABC, CBS, Fox and NBC. PBS finished ei… Read More

SBCA SmartBrief

Satellite broadcasting industry news

SBCA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Satellite Broadcasting & Communications Association

Frontier acquires DISH customers in Conn. as AT&T deal closes

10/27/2014

  • Advocate (Stamford, Conn.), The

Frontier Communications has taken control of the DISH Network subscribers formerly served by AT&T in Connecticut. Frontier on Friday closed on its $2 billion acquisition of AT&T's landline and U-verse… Read More

USTelecom dailyLead®

Telecommunications news

USTelecom dailyLead®

Published in partnership with: United States Telecom Association

Alcatel-Lucent boosts Q3 gross profit margin

10/30/2014

  • Reuters

Alcatel-Lucent improved its gross profit margin to 34% in the third quarter, better than analysts were expecting, while posting a net loss of $22.67 million. Sales in the quarter were down 5.9% from a… Read More

SmartGrid SmartBrief

News about the smart-grid industry

SmartGrid SmartBrief

Asian manufacturers eye export market for new smart meter opportunities

10/27/2014

  • Metering.com
  • Korea Times (Seoul), The

Chinese manufacturers are forecast to have 500 million smart meters installed by the end of next year thanks to an aggressive government push to modernize its energy grid and growing export demand. T… Read More

NCC Media SmartBrief

Cable industry advertising news

NCC Media SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: NCC Media

MSG's TV, sports holdings could become separate unit

10/28/2014

  • Bloomberg Businessweek

Madison Square Garden Co. is looking into dividing its holdings into two publicly traded companies -- one for its cable networks and sports teams and the other for its real estate investments and its … Read More

SCTE SmartBrief

Cable telecommunication news.

SCTE SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: The Society of Cable Telecommunications Engineers

"CCNP, CCDP SWITCH" offering coming up

10/30/2014

An offering of the SCTE Cisco Networking Academy course "CCNP, CCDP SWITCH: Implementing Cisco IP Switched Networks" will get underway on Monday, Dec. 1. This self-paced online option includes schedul… Read More