Broadband, Broadcast & Cable

CTAM SmartBrief

Marketing news for the cable industry

CTAM SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Cable & Telecommunications Association for Marketing

Comcast and Time Warner Cable push back end date for merger

1/30/2015

  • Multichannel News

Comcast and Time Warner Cable have pushed back to Aug. 12 the end date for their proposed merger. The two parties originally anticipated the deal would close by Feb. 12, one year after it was announce… Read More

NAB SmartBrief

Broadcast TV and radio industry news

NAB SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: National Association of Broadcasters

Why broadcast TV still dominates political advertising

1/30/2015

  • New York Times (tiered subscription model), The

Political candidates pay lip service to digital strategies, but they "still spend the bulk of their funds on television," writes Derek Willis. Data show "a reluctance on the part of campaigns ... to m… Read More

SBCA SmartBrief

Satellite broadcasting industry news

SBCA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Satellite Broadcasting & Communications Association

FCC could face legal challenges over municipal broadband push

1/27/2015

  • Hill, The

The Federal Communications Commission could be hit with lawsuits if it moves forward with a plan to override state restrictions on municipal broadband networks in North Carolina and Tennessee. "Short-… Read More

USTelecom dailyLead®

Telecommunications news

USTelecom dailyLead®

Published in partnership with: United States Telecom Association

BT plots "ultrafast broadband" course

1/30/2015

  • Light Reading
  • Wall Street Journal (tiered subscription model), The
  • BBC
  • TechCrunch

BT Group has announced plans to use G.fast fiber-copper connections to bring "ultrafast broadband" to all of the U.K. within 10 years, starting in 2016 or 2017. The telecom today reported better-than-… Read More

SmartGrid SmartBrief

News about the smart-grid industry

SmartGrid SmartBrief

Canada to adopt modified Iron Dome for grid defense

1/26/2015

  • Metering.com

Canada will become the first country to apply technology developed to shield Israel from missile attacks to protect its national energy infrastructure, the nation's foreign minister announced. The col… Read More

NCC Media SmartBrief

Cable industry advertising news

NCC Media SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: NCC Media

Imagine bolsters ad-management profile with RGB buy

1/27/2015

  • Multichannel News

Imagine Communications announced that it is acquiring RGB Networks, a technology company focused on packaging and delivering video content. Imagine said it expects the majority of RGB's employees to j… Read More

SCTE SmartBrief

Cable telecommunication news.

SCTE SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: The Society of Cable Telecommunications Engineers

Learn about wireless interference in February

1/29/2015

As more devices become enabled for IP connectivity within the home, the potential for wireless interference increases. SCTE LiveLearning Webinars™ on Wednesday, Feb. 18, will cover this issue with "… Read More