Broadband, Broadcast & Cable

CTAM SmartBrief

Marketing news for the cable industry

CTAM SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Cable & Telecommunications Association for Marketing

AMC sees a lot more life in its "Walking Dead" franchise

9/12/2014

  • Hollywood Reporter (free content), The

AMC's hit series "The Walking Dead" brings in viewers "like the NFL" and hopefully will have legs for years to come, AMC Networks CEO Josh Sapan said at an industry event. "We would love to extend tha… Read More

NAB SmartBrief

Broadcast TV and radio industry news

NAB SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: National Association of Broadcasters

BMG strikes royalty, rights deal with Pandora

9/12/2014

  • New York Times (tiered subscription model), The

BMG has bypassed its agreement with ASCAP and BMI to sign a music rights and royalty agreement directly with streaming service Pandora. The deal includes "marketing and business benefits" for BMG and … Read More

SBCA SmartBrief

Satellite broadcasting industry news

SBCA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Satellite Broadcasting & Communications Association

Nielsen: TV is still top platform, but video growing among all ages

9/9/2014

  • New York Times (tiered subscription model), The
  • CNNMoney

The shift of viewing habits from traditional TV to video is no longer "a young versus 'older' story," with data showing sharp growth in video use among the 50-to-64 demographic, according to a Nielsen… Read More

USTelecom dailyLead®

Telecommunications news

USTelecom dailyLead®

Published in partnership with: United States Telecom Association

Alcatel-Lucent CEO is confident, sees improvement

9/12/2014

  • Light Reading

Alcatel-Lucent has regained its financial equilibrium and is turning its attention to innovation and partnering, according to CEO Michel Combes. "After 18 months on this journey, we are now back on tr… Read More

SmartGrid SmartBrief

News about the smart-grid industry

SmartGrid SmartBrief

How the sharing economy can revolutionize the electric grid

9/8/2014

  • Greentech Media

The steady proliferation of decentralized energy assets fueled by emerging trends such as distributed generation has the potential to revolutionize the power sector by turning the average consumer int… Read More

NCC Media SmartBrief

Cable industry advertising news

NCC Media SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: NCC Media

Some of the most popular shows for kids aren't intended for them

9/9/2014

  • Adweek

Children ages 6 to 11 aren't just watching TV programming offered by dedicated networks such as Disney Channel, Nickelodeon and Cartoon Network. They also are big fans of Nick at Nite's "AwesomenessTV… Read More

SCTE SmartBrief

Cable telecommunication news.

SCTE SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: The Society of Cable Telecommunications Engineers

Catch "Return Path Troubleshooting"

9/11/2014

Slated for next Wednesday, Sept. 17, it's the next SCTE LiveLearning Webinars™ presentation. This timely and instructive webinar is free for SCTE members, one hour long, and one great technical trai… Read More