Broadband, Broadcast & Cable

CTAM SmartBrief

Marketing news for the cable industry

CTAM SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Cable & Telecommunications Association for Marketing

Pilot for drama about Fla. drug industry gets picked up by TNT

9/18/2014

  • Hollywood Reporter, The

TNT has ordered a pilot for a drama series from executive producers Jerry Bruckheimer, Michael Bay and Michelle Ashford that will portray the 1970s-era cocaine trade in Florida. Ashford, creator of Sh… Read More

NAB SmartBrief

Broadcast TV and radio industry news

NAB SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: National Association of Broadcasters

BMI hits new high with nearly $1 billion in revenue

9/19/2014

  • New York Times (tiered subscription model), The

Music licensing group Broadcast Music Inc. hit a new revenue high for its most recent fiscal year, generating $977 million, up 3.5% from the previous year. BMI paid out $840 million in royalties to it… Read More

SBCA SmartBrief

Satellite broadcasting industry news

SBCA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Satellite Broadcasting & Communications Association

EchoStar offers a peek at home automation offering

9/15/2014

  • TWICE

EchoStar recently demonstrated its home-automation product at a global media and entertainment industry trade show in Amsterdam. The company's solution, which integrates the technology with TV sets an… Read More

USTelecom dailyLead®

Telecommunications news

USTelecom dailyLead®

Published in partnership with: United States Telecom Association

AT&T boosts U-verse speeds for enterprises

9/19/2014

  • CEDMagazine.com

Businesses in five states are benefiting from an accelerated U-verse data service from AT&T that brings symmetrical access at capacities of 300 megabits per second. AT&T Business Fiber is patterned on… Read More

SmartGrid SmartBrief

News about the smart-grid industry

SmartGrid SmartBrief

Sensus faces scrutiny over Nev. smart meter fires

9/15/2014

  • Metering.com
  • Reno Gazette-Journal (Nev.) (tiered subscription model)

A string of house fires across western Nevada, including one that proved fatal, has focused attention on the manufacturer of the smart meters that are being blamed for the blazes. Investigators say th… Read More

NCC Media SmartBrief

Cable industry advertising news

NCC Media SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: NCC Media

NCC Media purchases CNN ad time for local political ads

9/16/2014

  • Multichannel News

NCC Media CEO Greg Schaefer says his company has secured advertising slots on CNN that politicians could use to run local ads in the weeks leading up to the upcoming elections. The time purchased is i… Read More

SCTE SmartBrief

Cable telecommunication news.

SCTE SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: The Society of Cable Telecommunications Engineers

OMD looks to spark digital content deals with Final Front

9/17/2014

  • Variety

OMD's Content Collective on Wednesday held its second annual Final Front, an event that brings together content providers, such as Discovery Communications, Viacom and NBCUniversal, to pitch digital a… Read More