Broadband, Broadcast & Cable

CTAM SmartBrief

Marketing news for the cable industry

CTAM SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Cable & Telecommunications Association for Marketing

Ad sales chief for MTV, Comedy Central will take over Nick portfolio

3/5/2015

  • Broadcasting & Cable

Jeff Lucas, who heads ad sales for Viacom's MTV, Comedy Central and other entertainment networks, has reportedly added oversight of sibling Nickelodeon as part of a restructuring. The status of Jim Pe… Read More

NAB SmartBrief

Broadcast TV and radio industry news

NAB SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: National Association of Broadcasters

Group: Station values would jump under alternate auction formula

3/5/2015

  • Broadcasting & Cable

Some 2,165 TV stations would see increases in their opening bids for the incentive spectrum auction, and few would see a drop, if the proceeding used an alternative formula based on an outlet's effect… Read More

SBCA SmartBrief

Satellite broadcasting industry news

SBCA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Satellite Broadcasting & Communications Association

Satellites will be integral to mobile networks, says SES chief

3/3/2015

  • Advanced Television (free registration)

Satellite will be increasingly important to the future of networks and digitization, said SES President and CEO Karim Sabbagh. "Satellite is a key actor for digitization and an integral part of the mo… Read More

USTelecom dailyLead®

Telecommunications news

USTelecom dailyLead®

Published in partnership with: United States Telecom Association

GSA looks for more Network Services 2020 participants

3/5/2015

  • Federal Computer Week

The General Services Administration says it is optimistic about the early interest in a $50 billion contract for advancing its Network Services 2020 strategy. The contract will be delivered under a ne… Read More

SmartGrid SmartBrief

News about the smart-grid industry

SmartGrid SmartBrief

SolarCity becomes a member of the NYSSGC

3/2/2015

  • Energy Business Review

SolarCity, the company that helps businesses, homeowners, schools, government organizations and nonprofits install solar energy systems, has been added to the New York State Smart Grid Consortium as a… Read More

NCC Media SmartBrief

Cable industry advertising news

NCC Media SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: NCC Media

Comcast is negotiating to acquire ad-targeting specialist

3/2/2015

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

Comcast has reportedly begun negotiations to buy ad-targeting firm Visible World, which uses set-top data and other materials to connect marketers with certain viewers and homes. A deal to acquire or … Read More

SCTE SmartBrief

Cable telecommunication news.

SCTE SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: The Society of Cable Telecommunications Engineers

Cable gains in carrier-grade Ethernet market

3/5/2015

  • Broadband Technology Report

Cable providers are moving closer to grabbing a leadership position in the market for carrier-grade Ethernet services, and they helped propel the segment to double-digit gains in each of the past two … Read More