Broadband, Broadcast & Cable

CTAM SmartBrief

Marketing news for the cable industry

CTAM SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Cable & Telecommunications Association for Marketing

CableLabs is founding member of network virtualization group

10/1/2014

  • Multichannel News

The Linux Foundation has announced the Open Platform for NFV project, which is bring together major operators and technology partners to develop a shared, interoperable platform that could support the… Read More

NAB SmartBrief

Broadcast TV and radio industry news

NAB SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: National Association of Broadcasters

DuJuan McCoy outlines his plan for a station group

10/1/2014

  • TVNewsCheck (free registration)

DuJuan McCoy's Bayou City Broadcasting is awaiting regulatory approval of its first deal, an acquisition of CBS affiliate WEVV in Indiana. Once the deal closes, McCoy will become the second African-Am… Read More

SBCA SmartBrief

Satellite broadcasting industry news

SBCA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Satellite Broadcasting & Communications Association

FCC may treat some Web video providers like pay-TV companies

9/29/2014

  • Bloomberg
  • Multichannel News
  • Wall Street Journal (tiered subscription model), The

The Federal Communications Commission is reportedly considering adding heightened regulations and privileges for Internet providers that offer "linear" streaming video, multiple reports state. The pro… Read More

USTelecom dailyLead®

Telecommunications news

USTelecom dailyLead®

Published in partnership with: United States Telecom Association

Verizon adds DVR features to FiOS TV guide

10/1/2014

  • Multichannel News

Verizon Communications has begun offering an upgrade of its Interactive Media Guide for FiOS TV in four initial markets. The upgrade provides new search, discovery and customization features for subsc… Read More

SmartGrid SmartBrief

News about the smart-grid industry

SmartGrid SmartBrief

ComEd to install smart meters in Ill. village

9/29/2014

  • Daily Herald (Arlington Heights, Ill.)

Commonwealth Edison plans to install more than 41,500 smart meters in the area of Schaumburg, Ill., over the next 12 months. The installation program will begin in November and will continue into 2015… Read More

NCC Media SmartBrief

Cable industry advertising news

NCC Media SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: NCC Media

The digital debate at the center of Advertising Week

9/28/2014

  • New York Times (tiered subscription model), The
  • Wall Street Journal (tiered subscription model), The

This year's Advertising Week in New York is expected to highlight the industry's broad shift to digital, from programmatic ads and data mining to BuzzFeed and YouTube content. Several events are expec… Read More

SCTE SmartBrief

Cable telecommunication news.

SCTE SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: The Society of Cable Telecommunications Engineers

Highlights from the Cable-Tec Expo

9/30/2014

  • Multichannel News

DOCSIS 3.1 technology was a primary focus at SCTE's Cable-Tec Expo last week in Denver, Jeff Baumgartner writes. He notes that Wi-Fi connectivity and energy conservation were also among the big buzzwo… Read More