Broadband, Broadcast & Cable

CTAM SmartBrief

Marketing news for the cable industry

CTAM SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Cable & Telecommunications Association for Marketing

"Banksy Does New York" documentary is coming to HBO

8/29/2014

  • Hollywood Reporter (free content), The

HBO will debut the documentary "Banksy Does New York" on Nov. 17, according to HBO Documentary Films President Sheila Nevins. "From the moment Banksy took over the streets, New Yorkers became obsessed… Read More

NAB SmartBrief

Broadcast TV and radio industry news

NAB SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: National Association of Broadcasters

The effect of cable's push against municipal broadband

8/29/2014

  • Center for Public Integrity, The

AT&T, Comcast, Time Warner Cable and CenturyLink have successfully lobbied for laws in 20 states that restrict local governments from offering Internet to residents, even in rural areas where no marke… Read More

SBCA SmartBrief

Satellite broadcasting industry news

SBCA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Satellite Broadcasting & Communications Association

Dow Electronics partners with Nest on home networking

8/26/2014

  • American City Business Journals

Dow Electronics has teamed up with home-automation pioneer Nest to distribute Nest's lineup of connective thermostats, smoke detectors and carbon monoxide monitors throughout Dow's nine-state region, … Read More

USTelecom dailyLead®

Telecommunications news

USTelecom dailyLead®

Published in partnership with: United States Telecom Association

Frontier exec says life can be good in the slower lane

8/29/2014

  • Wall Street Journal (tiered subscription model), The

Frontier Communications has gained market share largely by pushing a low-cost, basic 6 megabit-per-second service rather than focusing on high-speed plans, Chief Financial Officer John Jureller says. … Read More

SmartGrid SmartBrief

News about the smart-grid industry

SmartGrid SmartBrief

Echelon sells smart meter line, addresses industrial IoT

8/25/2014

  • Metering.com

Echelon has agreed to dispose of its smart meter business to S&T AG, an IT systems company, for about $5 million. Once the transaction closes, the company said, it will refocus on embedded technology … Read More

NCC Media SmartBrief

Cable industry advertising news

NCC Media SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: NCC Media

Gravity ads bring TV spots to the Web

8/26/2014

  • Wall Street Journal (tiered subscription model), The

Gannett is launching a series of banner ads across its news sites that automatically loads full-screen video ads. The units, known as gravity ads, are appealing to advertisers because they can easily … Read More

SCTE SmartBrief

Cable telecommunication news.

SCTE SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: The Society of Cable Telecommunications Engineers

Standards Program documents, meetings announced

8/28/2014

The ANSI-accredited SCTE Standards Program has made three new documents available for download, and three standards sessions have been scheduled for Wednesday, Sept. 24 at SCTE Cable-Tec Expo┬« 2014 i… Read More