Broadband, Broadcast & Cable

CTAM SmartBrief

Marketing news for the cable industry

CTAM SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Cable & Telecommunications Association for Marketing

MTV to bring back "Teen Wolf" for two-part fifth season

7/25/2014

  • Variety

MTV is bringing back "Teen Wolf" for its fifth season, which will consists of 20 episodes split into two parts. The series' Season 4 debut drew 2.2 million viewers for the network. Read More

NAB SmartBrief

Broadcast TV and radio industry news

NAB SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: National Association of Broadcasters

Broadcasters say exclusivity rules help boost local programming

7/25/2014

  • Broadcasting & Cable

A study showing that broadcasting exclusivity rules lead to higher ratings and more advertising revenue is being highlighted by NAB in response to the Federal Communications Commission's look into ret… Read More

SBCA SmartBrief

Satellite broadcasting industry news

SBCA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Satellite Broadcasting & Communications Association

STELA bill will come before the House this week

7/21/2014

  • RBR.com

The House is set to vote this week on the STELA Reauthorization Act of 2014. "This must-pass legislation is the product of strong bipartisan work within both the Energy and Commerce and Judiciary Comm… Read More

USTelecom dailyLead®

Telecommunications news

USTelecom dailyLead®

Published in partnership with: United States Telecom Association

Infinera preps photonic integrated circuit targeting "metro cloud"

7/25/2014

  • Light Reading

Infinera, maker of optical transmission systems, announced that it would be targeting the metro 100G market, which it terms the "metro cloud." Analysts speculate the company could release its photonic… Read More

SmartGrid SmartBrief

News about the smart-grid industry

SmartGrid SmartBrief

FERC calls for revisions to grid-security plan

7/21/2014

  • Wall Street Journal (tiered subscription model), The

U.S. energy regulators are calling on the North American Electric Reliability Corp. to resubmit portions of its proposal to beef up national grid security on the grounds that it doesn't go far enough … Read More

NCC Media SmartBrief

Cable industry advertising news

NCC Media SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: NCC Media

FX waits on "Live + 3" ratings for "The Strain"

7/21/2014

  • Variety

FX delayed the release of ratings for its new drama "The Strain" until Nielsen issued its "Live + 3" numbers. Young-adult viewership of the show went up 64% with the delayed views taken into account. … Read More

SCTE SmartBrief

Cable telecommunication news.

SCTE SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: The Society of Cable Telecommunications Engineers

DOCSIS® 3.1 and Wireless Symposium: Top names to tackle big topics

7/24/2014

Hear from subject-matter experts on the current status of wireless services and DOCSIS® 3.1, their potential impact on operators’ service bundles, and their ability to improve customer experiences.… Read More