Broadband, Broadcast & Cable

CTAM SmartBrief

Marketing news for the cable industry

CTAM SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Cable & Telecommunications Association for Marketing

Exec: MTV is in the "sweet spot" where TV, digital meet

9/2/2014

  • Variety

MTV International's live music events are catching fire on social media and attracting millions of TV viewers. The network is "in the sweet spot" for digital and TV convergence, says Philip Bourchier … Read More

NAB SmartBrief

Broadcast TV and radio industry news

NAB SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: National Association of Broadcasters

ABC's David Muir helps nightly news get a little younger

9/2/2014

  • New York Times (tiered subscription model), The

David Muir, the new anchor of ABC's "World News Tonight," at age 40 will be the youngest host of an evening news program in 50 years. Muir says the gig is his "dream job," and ABC is hoping he can inc… Read More

SBCA SmartBrief

Satellite broadcasting industry news

SBCA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Satellite Broadcasting & Communications Association

Businesses feel bigger tax bite as economy picks up

9/1/2014

  • Washington Post (tiered subscription model), The
  • American City Business Journals

A recovering economy means larger tax bills for businesses, and rising real estate values are helping to drive the trend. Nationwide, business' state and local tax bills increased 4.3% last year to a … Read More

USTelecom dailyLead®

Telecommunications news

USTelecom dailyLead®

Published in partnership with: United States Telecom Association

Federal court will weigh challenge to NSA phone program

9/2/2014

  • Wall Street Journal (tiered subscription model), The

A U.S. Appeals Court will this week hear a challenge to the National Security Agency's program of bulk collection of phone records based on a lawsuit filed a year ago by the American Civil Liberties U… Read More

SmartGrid SmartBrief

News about the smart-grid industry

SmartGrid SmartBrief

GE gets 10-year, $9.6M contract for smart meters in Okla.

9/2/2014

  • Metering.com

General Electric received a 10-year, $9.6 million contract from Claremore, Okla., to replace 12,000 electric meters and 7,000 water meters with smart meters on a wireless network. In June, the city di… Read More

NCC Media SmartBrief

Cable industry advertising news

NCC Media SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: NCC Media

Gravity ads bring TV spots to the Web

8/26/2014

  • Wall Street Journal (tiered subscription model), The

Gannett is launching a series of banner ads across its news sites that automatically loads full-screen video ads. The units, known as gravity ads, are appealing to advertisers because they can easily … Read More

SCTE SmartBrief

Cable telecommunication news.

SCTE SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: The Society of Cable Telecommunications Engineers

Expo starts in 20 days -- complete with compelling workshops

9/2/2014

"Super-Charging Fiber," "Cable's Internet of Everything," and "Enterprise IP Video Solutions" are three of many titles. See all there is to learn. Technical workshops come your way all four days at SC… Read More