Broadband, Broadcast & Cable

CTAM SmartBrief

Marketing news for the cable industry

CTAM SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Cable & Telecommunications Association for Marketing

How a cable box (and more) is recycled and reused

4/23/2014

Cable boxes, televisions and other cable equipment are increasingly being recycled, with companies offering to reuse plastic cases and extract the precious metals in circuit boards. "These recycling j… Read More

NAB SmartBrief

Broadcast TV and radio industry news

NAB SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: National Association of Broadcasters

NAB's Smith gives a post-NAB Show update on broadcast industry

4/23/2014

  • RBR.com

Gordon Smith, NAB's president and CEO, discusses the Federal Communications Commission, NAB's response to the FCC's JSA order, the importance of the FM chip in cellphones and more in this post-NAB Sho… Read More

SBCA SmartBrief

Satellite broadcasting industry news

SBCA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Satellite Broadcasting & Communications Association

Aereo case goes before Supreme Court

4/22/2014

  • Re/code

The broadcast networks' case against streaming service Aereo went before the Supreme Court today, with the justices expressing concern that their ruling could potentially harm other companies that use… Read More

USTelecom dailyLead®

Telecommunications news

USTelecom dailyLead®

Published in partnership with: United States Telecom Association

HBO signs pact with Amazon Instant Video

4/23/2014

  • Los Angeles Times (tiered subscription model)
  • Time.com
  • GigaOm

Amazon has bought the streaming rights to a cache of HBO content that will be available on Prime Instant Video beginning May 21. Amazon also bought the right to offer HBO Go for its Fire TV set-top b… Read More

SmartGrid SmartBrief

News about the smart-grid industry

SmartGrid SmartBrief

Role of regulators is viewed as critical in the age of distributed generation

4/21/2014

  • Forbes

As the market for distributed generation matures and consumers find more options for becoming energy independent, utilities could face the prospect of obsolescence if they don't find ways to incorpora… Read More

NCC Media SmartBrief

Cable industry advertising news

NCC Media SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: NCC Media

Report: TV was 63% of Q1 spend for agency holding companies

4/21/2014

  • MediaPost Communications

Aegis, Publicis, Havas and Interpublic increased their TV ad spending in the first quarter to 63.5% of all spend thanks to major events such as the Sochi Olympics, March Madness and the "Walking Dead"… Read More

SCTE SmartBrief

Cable telecommunication news.

SCTE SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: The Society of Cable Telecommunications Engineers

"DOCSIS® PHY"

4/22/2014

That's the next SCTE LiveLearning Webinars™ offering, set for Wednesday, May 21. It's free for SCTE members and only an hour long, so take advantage. Sign up now and put this great technical trainin… Read More