Broadband, Broadcast & Cable

CTAM SmartBrief

Marketing news for the cable industry

CTAM SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Cable & Telecommunications Association for Marketing

Latest "Doctor Who" to launch with theatrical screenings, TV marathon

8/1/2014

  • Los Angeles Times (tiered subscription model)

BBC America is promoting the debut of new "Doctor Who" star Peter Capaldi with screenings of the first episode in movie theaters, several TV specials and a marathon of episodes. The movie-length first… Read More

NAB SmartBrief

Broadcast TV and radio industry news

NAB SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: National Association of Broadcasters

Time Warner Cable cuts revenue projections, citing SportsNet LA

8/1/2014

  • Wall Street Journal (tiered subscription model), The
  • Los Angeles Times (tiered subscription model)

Time Warner Cable lowered its full-year projections for revenue and operating income growth, citing the costs and carriage difficulties related to its SportsNet LA channel, which carries Los Angeles D… Read More

SBCA SmartBrief

Satellite broadcasting industry news

SBCA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Satellite Broadcasting & Communications Association

AT&T-DIRECTV deal is cleared by 3 states, Brazil

7/29/2014

  • Multichannel News
  • TeleGeography Research

Three states -- Arizona, Louisiana and Hawaii -- that have been reviewing AT&T's proposed merger with DIRECTV have approved the deal without stipulations, AT&T Chief Financial Officer John Stephen sai… Read More

USTelecom dailyLead®

Telecommunications news

USTelecom dailyLead®

Published in partnership with: United States Telecom Association

Broadband boosts BT's profit

8/1/2014

  • Guardian (London), The
  • Telegraph (London) (tiered subscription model), The

BT added 104,000 broadband customers in its most recent quarter, which helped the telecom outpace analysts' projections and report a 7% increase in profit. Revenue slid 2%, but BT enjoyed 10% growth i… Read More

SmartGrid SmartBrief

News about the smart-grid industry

SmartGrid SmartBrief

Senate panel calls on DOE to unify cybersecurity spending

7/28/2014

  • Roll Call (free content)

A Senate committee is calling on the Department of Energy to consolidate nearly $150 million in cybersecurity funding instead of distributing it among 11 programs under separate chains of command. The… Read More

NCC Media SmartBrief

Cable industry advertising news

NCC Media SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: NCC Media

Smaller providers embrace OTT, consider abandoning video

7/28/2014

  • Multichannel News
  • Multichannel News

Cable ONE has joined the list of small cable providers granting customers direct access to Netflix via TiVo HD-DVRs. The Cable ONE partnership with TiVo is part of a trend of smaller and independent o… Read More

SCTE SmartBrief

Cable telecommunication news.

SCTE SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: The Society of Cable Telecommunications Engineers

"CCNA1" course offering commences Oct. 20

7/31/2014

The next offering of the SCTE-Cisco certification prep course "CCNA1: Introduction to Networks" gets underway Monday, Oct. 20. The self-paced online delivery includes scheduled instructor sessions. Ge… Read More