Broadband, Broadcast & Cable

CTAM SmartBrief

Marketing news for the cable industry

CTAM SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Cable & Telecommunications Association for Marketing

Viacom study reveals how viewers decide what to watch

9/17/2014

TV is becoming "a bigger part of our audiences' lives than ever before," thanks to TV Everywhere and the ability to access programming on multiple devices, says Viacom Chief Research Officer Colleen F… Read More

NAB SmartBrief

Broadcast TV and radio industry news

NAB SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: National Association of Broadcasters

How radio can begin the process of sticking together

9/17/2014

  • Billboard.com

Clear Channel Chairman and CEO Bob Pittman came to the NAB/RAB Radio Show with a message that the industry needs to "stick together." In this article, Sean Ross outlines a nine-point plan for what suc… Read More

SBCA SmartBrief

Satellite broadcasting industry news

SBCA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Satellite Broadcasting & Communications Association

EchoStar offers a peek at home automation offering

9/15/2014

  • TWICE

EchoStar recently demonstrated its home-automation product at a global media and entertainment industry trade show in Amsterdam. The company's solution, which integrates the technology with TV sets an… Read More

USTelecom dailyLead®

Telecommunications news

USTelecom dailyLead®

Published in partnership with: United States Telecom Association

Global Ethernet switch market grew 6.2% in Q2

9/17/2014

  • eWeek

Ethernet switch revenues climbed 6.2% from the previous year in the second quarter and 8.1% from the previous period to total $5.7 billion, according to IDC, which also says global router sales fell 4… Read More

SmartGrid SmartBrief

News about the smart-grid industry

SmartGrid SmartBrief

Sensus faces scrutiny over Nev. smart meter fires

9/15/2014

  • Metering.com
  • Reno Gazette-Journal (Nev.) (tiered subscription model)

A string of house fires across western Nevada, including one that proved fatal, has focused attention on the manufacturer of the smart meters that are being blamed for the blazes. Investigators say th… Read More

NCC Media SmartBrief

Cable industry advertising news

NCC Media SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: NCC Media

NCC Media purchases CNN ad time for local political ads

9/16/2014

  • Multichannel News

NCC Media CEO Greg Schaefer says his company has secured advertising slots on CNN that politicians could use to run local ads in the weeks leading up to the upcoming elections. The time purchased is i… Read More

SCTE SmartBrief

Cable telecommunication news.

SCTE SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: The Society of Cable Telecommunications Engineers

Expo starts Monday -- register now!

9/16/2014

"Metro Transport Evolution," "Modernizing the User Interface," and "Wi-Fi: The Quest for Quality" are just three of the technical workshops. Consider what you'll learn over the four days of SCTE Cable… Read More