Broadband, Broadcast & Cable

CTAM SmartBrief

Marketing news for the cable industry

CTAM SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Cable & Telecommunications Association for Marketing

Cablevision says it now has 1 million hot spots

7/30/2014

  • Multichannel News

Cablevision now operates more than 1 million Optimum WiFi hot spots following additions on the boardwalks at Coney Island and Long Beach, N.Y., and two dozen New Jersey transit rail stations. The hot … Read More

NAB SmartBrief

Broadcast TV and radio industry news

NAB SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: National Association of Broadcasters

NBCU exec discusses popularity of time-shifting during prime time

7/31/2014

  • Variety

The number of viewers watching time-shifted programs during prime time is about equal to the average ratings of ABC, NBC, CBS and Fox combined, according to Alan Wurtzel, NBCUniversal's president of r… Read More

SBCA SmartBrief

Satellite broadcasting industry news

SBCA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Satellite Broadcasting & Communications Association

AT&T-DIRECTV deal is cleared by 3 states, Brazil

7/29/2014

  • Multichannel News
  • TeleGeography Research

Three states -- Arizona, Louisiana and Hawaii -- that have been reviewing AT&T's proposed merger with DIRECTV have approved the deal without stipulations, AT&T Chief Financial Officer John Stephen sai… Read More

USTelecom dailyLead®

Telecommunications news

USTelecom dailyLead®

Published in partnership with: United States Telecom Association

Vendors vie for enterprise networking market foothold

7/31/2014

  • Channel Partners

Brocade, Hewlett-Packard and Juniper are battling for second place behind Cisco in what Infonetics Research says is a $50 billion market for enterprise networking and communications equipment. Analyst… Read More

SmartGrid SmartBrief

News about the smart-grid industry

SmartGrid SmartBrief

Senate panel calls on DOE to unify cybersecurity spending

7/28/2014

  • Roll Call (free content)

A Senate committee is calling on the Department of Energy to consolidate nearly $150 million in cybersecurity funding instead of distributing it among 11 programs under separate chains of command. The… Read More

NCC Media SmartBrief

Cable industry advertising news

NCC Media SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: NCC Media

Smaller providers embrace OTT, consider abandoning video

7/28/2014

  • Multichannel News
  • Multichannel News

Cable ONE has joined the list of small cable providers granting customers direct access to Netflix via TiVo HD-DVRs. The Cable ONE partnership with TiVo is part of a trend of smaller and independent o… Read More

SCTE SmartBrief

Cable telecommunication news.

SCTE SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: The Society of Cable Telecommunications Engineers

"CCNA1" course offering commences Oct. 20

7/31/2014

The next offering of the SCTE-Cisco certification prep course "CCNA1: Introduction to Networks" gets underway Monday, Oct. 20. The self-paced online delivery includes scheduled instructor sessions. Ge… Read More