Broadband, Broadcast & Cable

CTAM SmartBrief

Marketing news for the cable industry

CTAM SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Cable & Telecommunications Association for Marketing

More U.S. homes are paying for multiple streaming services

8/22/2014

  • Home Media Magazine

American households with subscriptions to two or more video streaming services jumped to 14% in the second quarter, a year-over-year increase of 3 percentage points, according to research firm Centris… Read More

NAB SmartBrief

Broadcast TV and radio industry news

NAB SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: National Association of Broadcasters

Jimmy Fallon finds success where Conan O'Brien failed

8/22/2014

  • Media Life

Jimmy Fallon is winning the late-night ratings war, with ratings in the 18-to-49 demographic that are more than double those of his two broadcast rivals, David Letterman and Jimmy Kimmel. Fallon's suc… Read More

SBCA SmartBrief

Satellite broadcasting industry news

SBCA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Satellite Broadcasting & Communications Association

ViaSat to focus on bringing in new revenue, not new subscribers

8/18/2014

  • Space News International
  • Advanced Television

ViaSat reported higher revenues equivalent to about 30,000 new subscribers in its most recent quarter, although total customer figures remained the same. The satellite broadband provider said it was f… Read More

USTelecom dailyLead®

Telecommunications news

USTelecom dailyLead®

Published in partnership with: United States Telecom Association

FairPoint finds success, challenges in N.H.

8/22/2014

  • New Hampshire Business Review

FairPoint Communications has expanded its broadband coverage area in New Hampshire to include 95% of the state, or a total of 215 communities. But the cost of deployment and weak return on investment … Read More

SmartGrid SmartBrief

News about the smart-grid industry

SmartGrid SmartBrief

Holley Metering to use EnVerv PLC modem chip for Thai project

8/18/2014

  • Metering.com

Holley Metering will employ EnVerv's EV8000 power-line communications modem system-on-a-chip device for advanced metering infrastructure products to be deployed in Thailand. Read More

NCC Media SmartBrief

Cable industry advertising news

NCC Media SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: NCC Media

Shark Week ads enhanced with augmented reality capabilities

8/19/2014

  • Mobile Marketer

Discovery Channel is using the Blippar mobile advertising application to provide augmented reality enhancement to ads shown during its Shark Week programming. Blippar and Discovery also partnered with… Read More

SCTE SmartBrief

Cable telecommunication news.

SCTE SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: The Society of Cable Telecommunications Engineers

Comcast provides Xfinity On Campus service to college students

8/21/2014

  • Multichannel News
  • USA Today

Comcast is pursuing the college demographic by making live TV and on-demand videos available through Wi-Fi networks on seven college campuses. The Xfinity On Campus service offers about 80 channels an… Read More