Broadband, Broadcast & Cable

CTAM SmartBrief

Marketing news for the cable industry

CTAM SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Cable & Telecommunications Association for Marketing

Charter says it's preparing for a broadband-focused future

5/27/2015

  • Wired.com
  • The New York Times (tiered subscription model)

Broadband is at the center of Charter Communications' deals to acquire Time Warner Cable and Bright House Networks. "It is not just the small screens or the large screens in the house, it is the mobil… Read More

NAB SmartBrief

Broadcast TV and radio industry news

NAB SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: National Association of Broadcasters

Is binge viewing still the future of TV?

5/27/2015

  • The Hollywood Reporter

Although Netflix's successful binge-viewing model has led to experiments by NBC and other programmers, there is still much resistance among producers and TV executives to releasing a season's worth of… 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

Why login sharing is becoming a problem for Netflix

5/27/2015

  • BGR.com

Netflix's subscriber growth in the U.S. is dropping, and the cause may be customers who share their login credentials with family and friends. Parks Associates estimates that this occurs more often w… 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

Analysts project continued growth for 100G modules

5/26/2015

  • Light Reading

Increasing capacity demands will spur growth in sales of 100-gigabit optical transmission components, analysts say. A poll of telecoms and equipment manufacturers found that most optical modules are a… Read More