Broadband, Broadcast & Cable

CTAM SmartBrief

Marketing news for the cable industry

CTAM SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Cable & Telecommunications Association for Marketing

AMC Networks reports strong ad demand, profit growth

2/27/2015

  • Hollywood Reporter, The
  • Wall Street Journal (tiered subscription model), The

AMC Networks in the fourth quarter more than doubled its profit to $77.6 million, compared with the same period in 2013. AMC boosted its ad revenue by 24% to $255 million, thanks to the strength of "T… Read More

NAB SmartBrief

Broadcast TV and radio industry news

NAB SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: National Association of Broadcasters

House lawmakers commend broadcasters following conference

2/27/2015

  • Broadcasting & Cable
  • RBR.com

Following NAB's State Leadership Conference, held this week, several lawmakers took to the House floor Thursday to applaud broadcasters for their community roles. "Every community is impacted by broad… Read More

SBCA SmartBrief

Satellite broadcasting industry news

SBCA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Satellite Broadcasting & Communications Association

DIRECTV reports increase in U.S. subscribers for Q4

2/24/2015

  • Multichannel News
  • Wall Street Journal (tiered subscription model), The

DIRECTV reported that revenue increased 3.8% to $8.92 billion in the fourth quarter, as it boosted its U.S. subscriber base and increased revenue per user. The company added 149,000 net U.S. subscribe… Read More

USTelecom dailyLead®

Telecommunications news

USTelecom dailyLead®

Published in partnership with: United States Telecom Association

Google wants cities to ease path to gigabit service

2/27/2015

  • International Business Times
  • GigaOm

Google's gigabit fiber service is passing by many cities because of outdated and bureaucratic approval processes, according to a company executive. "If you make it easy, we will come," Google Fiber Vi… Read More

SmartGrid SmartBrief

News about the smart-grid industry

SmartGrid SmartBrief

Analysis: Smart Grid 2.0 innovators could bring in billions

2/24/2015

  • Motley Fool, The

Microgrid innovations have the potential to bring in billions of dollars in the coming years, and the companies working on the Grid 2.0 technology are ripe for investors, Travis Hoium writes. Rural ar… Read More

NCC Media SmartBrief

Cable industry advertising news

NCC Media SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: NCC Media

Review: Comcast delivers a "beautiful" Oscars spot

2/23/2015

  • Adweek

Comcast's ad during the Academy Awards was a beautiful mix of emotion and craft, writes Tim Nudd. Goodby, Silverstein & Partners, New York, created the spot, which re-imagines "The Wizard of Oz" as de… Read More

SCTE SmartBrief

Cable telecommunication news.

SCTE SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: The Society of Cable Telecommunications Engineers

FCC approves Net neutrality rules in 3-2 vote

2/26/2015

  • Multichannel News
  • BBC

The Federal Communications Commission voted 3-2 today to approve Chairman Tom Wheeler's proposal to reclassify broadband Internet service as a utility, placing it under the purview of Title II of the … Read More