Broadband, Broadcast & Cable

CTAM SmartBrief

Marketing news for the cable industry

CTAM SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Cable & Telecommunications Association for Marketing

AMC will air "Humans" drama series intended for Xbox

9/15/2014

  • Hollywood Reporter (free content), The

AMC has picked up the U.S. rights to the drama series "Humans," which was originally meant to be a co-production between the U.K.'s Channel 4 and Xbox Entertainment Studios. The show went into a holdi… Read More

NAB SmartBrief

Broadcast TV and radio industry news

NAB SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: National Association of Broadcasters

FCC channel-sharing rules don't have enough flexibility, group says

9/15/2014

  • TVNewsCheck (free registration)

The Federal Communications Commission's rules for channel sharing after the spectrum incentive auction do not offer "the necessary flexibility" for broadcasters, the Expanding Opportunities for Broadc… Read More

SBCA SmartBrief

Satellite broadcasting industry news

SBCA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Satellite Broadcasting & Communications Association

Nielsen: TV is still top platform, but video growing among all ages

9/9/2014

  • New York Times (tiered subscription model), The
  • CNNMoney

The shift of viewing habits from traditional TV to video is no longer "a young versus 'older' story," with data showing sharp growth in video use among the 50-to-64 demographic, according to a Nielsen… Read More

USTelecom dailyLead®

Telecommunications news

USTelecom dailyLead®

Published in partnership with: United States Telecom Association

Ala. city has 44 miles of fiber in the ground

9/15/2014

  • AL.com (Alabama)

Tuscaloosa, Ala., has 44 miles of fiber-optic cable in the ground throughout the city, thanks to the installation of an intelligent traffic system more than 10 years ago that kicked off the fiber inst… Read More

SmartGrid SmartBrief

News about the smart-grid industry

SmartGrid SmartBrief

How the sharing economy can revolutionize the electric grid

9/8/2014

  • Greentech Media

The steady proliferation of decentralized energy assets fueled by emerging trends such as distributed generation has the potential to revolutionize the power sector by turning the average consumer int… Read More

NCC Media SmartBrief

Cable industry advertising news

NCC Media SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: NCC Media

Some of the most popular shows for kids aren't intended for them

9/9/2014

  • Adweek

Children ages 6 to 11 aren't just watching TV programming offered by dedicated networks such as Disney Channel, Nickelodeon and Cartoon Network. They also are big fans of Nick at Nite's "AwesomenessTV… Read More

SCTE SmartBrief

Cable telecommunication news.

SCTE SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: The Society of Cable Telecommunications Engineers

Catch "Return Path Troubleshooting"

9/11/2014

Slated for next Wednesday, Sept. 17, it's the next SCTE LiveLearning Webinars™ presentation. This timely and instructive webinar is free for SCTE members, one hour long, and one great technical trai… Read More