Broadband, Broadcast & Cable

CTAM SmartBrief

Marketing news for the cable industry

CTAM SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Cable & Telecommunications Association for Marketing

ESPN to Verizon: Contract doesn't allow for themed bundles

4/20/2015

  • CNET
  • Wall Street Journal (tiered subscription model), The

ESPN is objecting to Verizon FiOS' plan to include its sports networks in a new offering that groups channels into smaller, themed bundles, saying the change "would not be authorized by our existing a… Read More

NAB SmartBrief

Broadcast TV and radio industry news

NAB SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: National Association of Broadcasters

How the FCC should approach fixing its white spaces database

4/20/2015

  • Wired.com

The Federal Communications Commission needs to learn from its mistakes in building a national database of devices that use TV white spaces, writes former FCC member Robert McDowell. The database is li… Read More

SBCA SmartBrief

Satellite broadcasting industry news

SBCA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Satellite Broadcasting & Communications Association

EPA recognizes DIRECTV for its energy-efficiency efforts

4/14/2015

  • Multichannel News

The Environmental Protection Agency has named DIRECTV one of its Partners of the Year for its efforts to improve energy efficiency. The 79 winning companies helped to reduce greenhouse gases by 300 mi… Read More

USTelecom dailyLead®

Telecommunications news

USTelecom dailyLead®

Published in partnership with: United States Telecom Association

CenturyLink files its own Open Internet suit

4/20/2015

  • Multichannel News
  • InfoWorld

CenturyLink has joined USTelecom and other groups seeking to overturn the Federal Communications Commission's decision to apply Title II rules to broadband services in regulating the Internet. In fili… Read More

NCC Media SmartBrief

Cable industry advertising news

NCC Media SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: NCC Media

Cable providers to tout health care tech at industry event

4/14/2015

  • Multichannel News

Comcast Business, Cox Business, Spectrum Business and Time Warner Cable Business Class will be among the cable operators showcasing their health care-related products and services at this week's HIMSS… Read More

SCTE SmartBrief

Cable telecommunication news.

SCTE SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: The Society of Cable Telecommunications Engineers

Streaming-device market is too fragmented, Roku exec says

4/16/2015

  • FierceCable

The market for devices that connect TVs with sources of streaming content is "too fragmented" and is leading to "a real challenge for pay-TV operators," said Andrew Ferrone, Roku's vice president of p… Read More