Broadband, Broadcast & Cable

CTAM SmartBrief

Marketing news for the cable industry

CTAM SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Cable & Telecommunications Association for Marketing

One inventor, 2 revolutionary camera technologies

7/24/2014

Cinematographer Garrett Brown is the inventor behind two technologies that "revolutionized TV," Nick Friedman writes. Brown is most famous for his Steadicam device that allows filmmakers to shoot stab… Read More

NAB SmartBrief

Broadcast TV and radio industry news

NAB SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: National Association of Broadcasters

Lawmakers suspect "cloud of favoritism" influenced FCC waiver

7/24/2014

  • Broadcasting & Cable

Reps. Fred Upton, R-Mich., and Greg Walden, R-Ore., said "a cloud of favoritism" has been raised by the Federal Communications Commission's decision to issue a spectrum-auction-related waiver to Grain… Read More

SBCA SmartBrief

Satellite broadcasting industry news

SBCA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Satellite Broadcasting & Communications Association

STELA bill will come before the House this week

7/21/2014

  • RBR.com

The House is set to vote this week on the STELA Reauthorization Act of 2014. "This must-pass legislation is the product of strong bipartisan work within both the Energy and Commerce and Judiciary Comm… Read More

USTelecom dailyLead®

Telecommunications news

USTelecom dailyLead®

Published in partnership with: United States Telecom Association

Startup bringing broadband to rural Oklahoma

7/24/2014

  • Telecompetitor.com

The Rural Broadband Services Corp. is installing a fiber network that will bring broadband service to rural Tahlequah, Okla. The startup plans to expand its services through participation in the Feder… Read More

SmartGrid SmartBrief

News about the smart-grid industry

SmartGrid SmartBrief

FERC calls for revisions to grid-security plan

7/21/2014

  • Wall Street Journal (tiered subscription model), The

U.S. energy regulators are calling on the North American Electric Reliability Corp. to resubmit portions of its proposal to beef up national grid security on the grounds that it doesn't go far enough … Read More

NCC Media SmartBrief

Cable industry advertising news

NCC Media SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: NCC Media

FX waits on "Live + 3" ratings for "The Strain"

7/21/2014

  • Variety

FX delayed the release of ratings for its new drama "The Strain" until Nielsen issued its "Live + 3" numbers. Young-adult viewership of the show went up 64% with the delayed views taken into account. … Read More

SCTE SmartBrief

Cable telecommunication news.

SCTE SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: The Society of Cable Telecommunications Engineers

DOCSIS® 3.1 and Wireless Symposium: Top names to tackle big topics

7/24/2014

Hear from subject-matter experts on the current status of wireless services and DOCSIS® 3.1, their potential impact on operators’ service bundles, and their ability to improve customer experiences.… Read More