Broadband, Broadcast & Cable

CTAM SmartBrief

Marketing news for the cable industry

CTAM SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Cable & Telecommunications Association for Marketing

E! to resume "Fashion Police" next year for Golden Globes

9/21/2014

  • Variety

E! for January's Golden Globe Awards plans to resume production of "Fashion Police," which was co-hosted by comedian Joan Rivers, who died this month. "We decided, with Melissa Rivers' blessing, that … Read More

NAB SmartBrief

Broadcast TV and radio industry news

NAB SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: National Association of Broadcasters

Is Raycom's tentative deal with DIRECTV in jeopardy?

9/22/2014

  • Montgomery Advertiser (Ala.) (tiered subscription model)

Raycom and DIRECTV ended a short programming blackout by reaching a retransmission-consent deal "in principle" earlier this month, but that agreement has yet to be finalized. "We don't have a timetabl… 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

AT&T, partner to buy major YouTube network Fullscreen

9/22/2014

  • Re/code

AT&T's Internet joint venture with the Chernin Group is buying a majority stake in Fullscreen, one of the largest independent networks of content creators for YouTube, the Otter Media partnership has … 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

OMD looks to spark digital content deals with Final Front

9/17/2014

  • Variety

OMD's Content Collective on Wednesday held its second annual Final Front, an event that brings together content providers, such as Discovery Communications, Viacom and NBCUniversal, to pitch digital a… Read More