Broadband, Broadcast & Cable

CTAM SmartBrief

Marketing news for the cable industry

CTAM SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Cable & Telecommunications Association for Marketing

Comedian Gabriel Iglesias' long-term deal with Fuse includes new series

5/22/2015

  • Variety

Comedian Gabriel Iglesias, under a long-term deal with Fuse and NUVOtv, will star in a six-episode unscripted comedy series on Fuse. The series will follow Iglesias and two other comics on the road. "… Read More

NAB SmartBrief

Broadcast TV and radio industry news

NAB SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: National Association of Broadcasters

Mont. lawmakers line up against performance royalty

5/22/2015

  • Great Falls Tribune (Mont.)
  • Radio Business Report

Sen. Jon Tester, D-Mont., and Rep. Ryan Zinke, R-Mont., are among the Montana lawmakers who support a measure that opposes a performance royalty for radio stations. Jim Senst, general manager of STARa… Read More

SBCA SmartBrief

Satellite broadcasting industry news

SBCA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Satellite Broadcasting & Communications Association

Carl Icahn predicts Apple domination in TVs, cars

5/19/2015

  • Deadline.com

Investor Carl Icahn is forecasting a future in which Apple will "dominate" in the TV and automobile industries, with the iPhone at "the epicenter of this mega-ecosystem." The billionaire investor shar… Read More

USTelecom dailyLead®

Telecommunications news

USTelecom dailyLead®

Published in partnership with: United States Telecom Association

Sources: Apple bids to get local TV in its OTT service

5/22/2015

  • Re/code

Apple is said to be looking to incorporate local television programming into its Web-based TV service, sources say. The move could delay the company's planned rollout of the new Apple TV service in th… Read More

NCC Media SmartBrief

Cable industry advertising news

NCC Media SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: NCC Media

J.C. Penney, Kohl's are shifting to a targeted, digital approach

5/19/2015

  • Advertising Age (free access for SmartBrief readers)

J.C. Penney and Kohl's are joining other retailers in a shift to more personalized, digital marketing programs, which they hope will boost sales while cutting costs. Both companies are looking to make… Read More

SCTE SmartBrief

Cable telecommunication news.

SCTE SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: The Society of Cable Telecommunications Engineers

Voice-over-Wi-Fi services to challenge traditional mobile

5/20/2015

  • CEDMagazine.com

Cable companies are rolling out Voice-over-Wi-Fi services, and that could mean an end to the cellular industry's virtual monopoly on mobile phone calls, experts say. The first market challenge will co… Read More