Broadband, Broadcast & Cable

CTAM SmartBrief

Marketing news for the cable industry

CTAM SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Cable & Telecommunications Association for Marketing

Comcast Cable's Charlie Herrin to lead customer experience

9/29/2014

  • Multichannel News

Charlie Herrin, a longtime product development executive at Comcast Cable who spearheaded the creation of its X1 platform, has been named the company's first senior vice president of customer experien… Read More

NAB SmartBrief

Broadcast TV and radio industry news

NAB SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: National Association of Broadcasters

Opinion: "Greedy" pay-TV industry is in need of real reform

9/29/2014

  • Hill, The

The pay-TV industry is lobbying for reforms that would only boost its profitability "at the expense of consumers and broadcasters," writes Robert Kenny, director of public affairs for TVfreedom.org. A… Read More

SBCA SmartBrief

Satellite broadcasting industry news

SBCA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Satellite Broadcasting & Communications Association

CEO: DIRECTV wants to add 4K programming in 2014

9/23/2014

  • SatelliteToday.com (free registration)

DIRECTV this year hopes to begin providing content for viewers who own Ultra-HD TV sets, CEO Michael White told an investors conference. White said the market will remain modest in the short-term, but… Read More

USTelecom dailyLead®

Telecommunications news

USTelecom dailyLead®

Published in partnership with: United States Telecom Association

DT may hold on to T-Mobile US a bit longer

9/29/2014

  • Reuters

T-Mobile US owner Deutsche Telekom will likely hang on to the carrier for at least another year, until after the scheduled 2015 wireless spectrum auctions, reports Reuters, which says the company coul… Read More

SmartGrid SmartBrief

News about the smart-grid industry

SmartGrid SmartBrief

ComEd to shell out $46.2M in refunds for smart meter surcharge

9/22/2014

  • Metering.com

Commonwealth Edison Company has reached a settlement with customers in Illinois following a court's ruling that the utility illegally levied a surcharge on homeowners for a 2009 smart meter pilot. The… Read More

NCC Media SmartBrief

Cable industry advertising news

NCC Media SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: NCC Media

VW takes its Golf for a drive inside a Target

9/22/2014

  • Advertising Age (free access for SmartBrief readers)

Volkswagen is touting its 2015 Golf in a video from Funny or Die that shows two men driving through a Target to find everything needed to spruce up an apartment. The three-minute ad is part of a packa… Read More

SCTE SmartBrief

Cable telecommunication news.

SCTE SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: The Society of Cable Telecommunications Engineers

View the Energy 2020 Primer

9/25/2014

Let a newly released SCTE primer get you up to speed about SCTE's important new energy management endeavors. The Energy 2020 program is underway. Find out the impact this new collaborative venture is … Read More