Broadband, Broadcast & Cable

CTAM SmartBrief

Marketing news for the cable industry

CTAM SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Cable & Telecommunications Association for Marketing

USA picks up alien drama series "Colony"

7/28/2014

  • TheWrap.com

USA Network has ordered the pilot for "Colony," a drama series about a family's fight for survival as the world faces an alien threat. The series is co-written by Carlton Cuse ("Lost") and Ryan Condal… Read More

NAB SmartBrief

Broadcast TV and radio industry news

NAB SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: National Association of Broadcasters

Time Warner Cable agrees to arbitration for Dodgers TV net

7/29/2014

  • Los Angeles Times (tiered subscription model)

Time Warner Cable said it would agree to "binding arbitration" for its dispute with other pay-TV providers over the carriage price for its SportsNet LA, which carries Los Angeles Dodgers games. Lawmak… Read More

SBCA SmartBrief

Satellite broadcasting industry news

SBCA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Satellite Broadcasting & Communications Association

AT&T-DIRECTV deal is cleared by 3 states, Brazil

7/29/2014

  • Multichannel News
  • TeleGeography Research

Three states -- Arizona, Louisiana and Hawaii -- that have been reviewing AT&T's proposed merger with DIRECTV have approved the deal without stipulations, AT&T Chief Financial Officer John Stephen sai… Read More

USTelecom dailyLead®

Telecommunications news

USTelecom dailyLead®

Published in partnership with: United States Telecom Association

AT&T to install GigaPower in Nashville, Tenn.

7/29/2014

  • Multichannel News
  • Tennessean (Nashville) (tiered subscription model), The

AT&T on Monday announced plans for gigabit broadband services in Nashville, Tenn., although the telecom offered no time frame. AT&T, which will also offer its U-verse TV service, is coming to a state … Read More

SmartGrid SmartBrief

News about the smart-grid industry

SmartGrid SmartBrief

Senate panel calls on DOE to unify cybersecurity spending

7/28/2014

  • Roll Call (free content)

A Senate committee is calling on the Department of Energy to consolidate nearly $150 million in cybersecurity funding instead of distributing it among 11 programs under separate chains of command. The… Read More

NCC Media SmartBrief

Cable industry advertising news

NCC Media SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: NCC Media

Yahoo buys app-analytics firm Flurry in $200M deal

7/21/2014

  • Wall Street Journal (tiered subscription model), The

Yahoo is purchasing Flurry, a mobile application analytics company, in a $200 million deal that it hopes will deliver a boost to its mobile ad revenue. Flurry has partnered with more than 8,000 app pu… Read More

SCTE SmartBrief

Cable telecommunication news.

SCTE SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: The Society of Cable Telecommunications Engineers

Examine Expo's technical workshops -- and register for Expo today

7/29/2014

Whether your specialty is next-generation customer experience, next-generation video, or next-generation networks, take your technical problems to Denver, Colo., in September and return home with tech… Read More