Broadband, Broadcast & Cable

CTAM SmartBrief

Marketing news for the cable industry

CTAM SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Cable & Telecommunications Association for Marketing

SEC Network has big plans to follow up strong start

8/28/2014

  • New York Times (tiered subscription model), The

ESPN's SEC Network, which was widely carried across the country for its Aug. 14 debut, is expected to rival the Big Ten Network's projected $304 million in revenue this year, according to SNL Kagan. "… Read More

NAB SmartBrief

Broadcast TV and radio industry news

NAB SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: National Association of Broadcasters

D.C. broadcast icon Arch Campbell steps away from WJLA

8/28/2014

  • Washington Post (tiered subscription model), The

Arch Campbell discusses his career as a TV broadcaster and his reasons for stepping away from his job at WJLA in this interview, in which he hints at the potential of taking up a writing project now t… 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

Vivendi will talk exclusively with Telefonica

8/28/2014

  • New York Times (tiered subscription model), The

Telefonica has raised its bid for Brazil's Global Village Telecom to about $9.8 billion, and GVT owner Vivendi said today that it would negotiate exclusively with the Spanish telecom, which hopes to p… 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