Broadband, Broadcast & Cable

CTAM SmartBrief

Marketing news for the cable industry

CTAM SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Cable & Telecommunications Association for Marketing

Comedy Central sets Sept. 28 launch for new "Daily Show" host

5/29/2015

  • Reuters

Comedian Trevor Noah will take over hosting duties for Comedy Central's "The Daily Show" on Sept. 28. Jon Stewart is set to end his 16-year run as host on Aug. 6. Read More

NAB SmartBrief

Broadcast TV and radio industry news

NAB SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: National Association of Broadcasters

Netflix, Silicon Valley are showing newfound clout in nation's capital

5/29/2015

  • The New York Times (tiered subscription model)

Netflix has been so successful in advancing its interests in the Federal Communications Commission's consideration of major mergers and Net neutrality rules that some have dubbed it the "NCC," James S… Read More

SBCA SmartBrief

Satellite broadcasting industry news

SBCA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Satellite Broadcasting & Communications Association

Charter reaches $55B deal for Time Warner Cable

5/26/2015

  • Bloomberg
  • The Wall Street Journal (tiered subscription model)
  • The New York Times (tiered subscription model)

Charter Communications has announced a $55 billion cash and stock acquisition of Time Warner Cable. Charter also plans to acquire Bright House Networks; the new combined company would have a base of 2… Read More

USTelecom dailyLead®

Telecommunications news

USTelecom dailyLead®

Published in partnership with: United States Telecom Association

Frontier takes multifaceted approach to video delivery

5/29/2015

  • Telecompetitor.com

Frontier Communications is exploring several options for delivery of video services. In addition to offering a satellite package through a reseller agreement with DISH Network, the telecom is testing … Read More

NCC Media SmartBrief

Cable industry advertising news

NCC Media SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: NCC Media

AMC wants to be "eclectic by design," Charlie Collier says

5/26/2015

  • Broadcasting & Cable

Charlie Collier, president and general manager of AMC and SundanceTV, talks about the former's programming plans following the series conclusion of "Mad Men" and the need to continue taking creative r… Read More

SCTE SmartBrief

Cable telecommunication news.

SCTE SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: The Society of Cable Telecommunications Engineers

Survey: Web-connected TVs are in 56% of U.S. homes

5/28/2015

  • Broadcasting & Cable

The percentage of U.S. households with an Internet-connected TV has grown to 56%, up from 44% in 2013 and 24% in 2010, the Leichtman Research Group has found in a survey. Nearly 30% of adults watch co… Read More