Broadband, Broadcast & Cable

CTAM SmartBrief

Marketing news for the cable industry

CTAM SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Cable & Telecommunications Association for Marketing

Netflix, Cogent seek conditions on AT&T-DIRECTV merger

5/6/2015

  • Bloomberg

Netflix and Cogent Communications, which both opposed the Comcast-Time Warner Cable merger, are asking federal regulators to impose conditions on AT&T's proposed alliance with DIRECTV but are not call… Read More

NAB SmartBrief

Broadcast TV and radio industry news

NAB SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: National Association of Broadcasters

Pandora wins appeal in music licensing case

5/6/2015

  • Reuters

Ascap and music publishers can't negotiate higher rates for Pandora Media and other streaming services by separating out "new media" licensing rights, a federal appeals court has ruled. "The decision … Read More

SBCA SmartBrief

Satellite broadcasting industry news

SBCA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Satellite Broadcasting & Communications Association

DISH's Sling TV offers programming packages aimed at Latinos

5/5/2015

  • Multichannel News

DISH Network's Sling TV service has added two $5 add-on packages aimed at Latino customers. Deportes Extra is aimed at soccer fans and includes channels such as beIN HD, Univision and UniMas, while Pe… Read More

USTelecom dailyLead®

Telecommunications news

USTelecom dailyLead®

Published in partnership with: United States Telecom Association

GVTC's Hunt to lead USTelecom's board of directors

5/6/2015

  • Broadcasting & Cable

Hunt

USTelecom has named Robert Hunt, an executive at South Texas communications company GVTC, as its board chairman, replacing Steve Davis, the CenturyLink executive vice president who retired. USTelecom … Read More

NCC Media SmartBrief

Cable industry advertising news

NCC Media SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: NCC Media

AMC: Demand for original content helps fuel strong Q1

5/5/2015

  • Broadcasting & Cable

AMC Networks enjoyed a strong first quarter, posting a 70% jump in net income to $120.9 million, compared with the same period in 2014. Ad revenue increased by 25.3% to $260 million, reflecting the po… Read More

SCTE SmartBrief

Cable telecommunication news.

SCTE SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: The Society of Cable Telecommunications Engineers

Broadband subs now outnumber video customers at Comcast

5/5/2015

  • Time.com
  • New York Times (tiered subscription model), The
  • Bloomberg

Comcast announced Monday that it now has more customers for its broadband services than for video. Video revenue continued to outpace broadband, however, totaling $5.3 billion in the first quarter, co… Read More