Broadband, Broadcast & Cable

CTAM SmartBrief

Marketing news for the cable industry

CTAM SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Cable & Telecommunications Association for Marketing

Meet the firm behind most of TV's closed captioning

7/9/2014

The company behind most closed captioning on TV is the Virginia-based National Captioning Institute, which uses courtroom-style stenographers to transcribe everything from drama series to live sports.… Read More

NAB SmartBrief

Broadcast TV and radio industry news

NAB SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: National Association of Broadcasters

Brian Lakamp to lead technology, digital ventures at Clear Channel

7/9/2014

  • Radio World

Brian Lakamp has been named president of technology and digital ventures at Clear Channel, reporting to CEO Bob Pittman. Lakamp will oversee major technology projects, including data and programmatic … Read More

SBCA SmartBrief

Satellite broadcasting industry news

SBCA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Satellite Broadcasting & Communications Association

Can too many choices paralyze customers?

7/7/2014

  • Entrepreneur online

Customers overwhelmed by too many choices may find it difficult to make a purchasing decision, writes Liraz Margalit of ClickTale. Research shows that limiting options increases sales, perhaps because… Read More

USTelecom dailyLead®

Telecommunications news

USTelecom dailyLead®

Published in partnership with: United States Telecom Association

Republican FCC members oppose school Wi-Fi plan

7/9/2014

  • Hill, The
  • Network World

Republican members of the Federal Communications Commission have criticized Chairman Tom Wheeler's proposal to channel $5 billion toward improving Wi-Fi service at schools and libraries. The plan "doe… Read More

SmartGrid SmartBrief

News about the smart-grid industry

SmartGrid SmartBrief

Joint venture gives utilities an edge in age of distributed generation

7/7/2014

  • Greentech Media

Dominion Voltage -- a partnership between Dominion Resources and Lockheed Martin aimed at helping utilities manage the disruptive forces of distributed generation -- is advancing cutting-edge technolo… Read More

NCC Media SmartBrief

Cable industry advertising news

NCC Media SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: NCC Media

Twitter partners with analytics firms for mobile effort

7/7/2014

  • VentureBeat

Twitter is placing emphasis on mobile measurement with its Twitter Marketing Platform Program and accompanying partnerships with mobile analytics firms. The program gives marketers real-time and preci… Read More

SCTE SmartBrief

Cable telecommunication news.

SCTE SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: The Society of Cable Telecommunications Engineers

Take the SCTE IP Challenge -- qualifier starts Sunday

7/8/2014

The annual SCTE IP Challenge provides cable professionals with an opportunity to showcase their IP knowledge by competing in a blended-style Jeopardy match that includes traditional questions, router … Read More