Broadband, Broadcast & Cable

CTAM SmartBrief

Marketing news for the cable industry

CTAM SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Cable & Telecommunications Association for Marketing

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

NAB SmartBrief

Broadcast TV and radio industry news

NAB SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: National Association of Broadcasters

FCC, FEMA: Broadcasters play important role during severe storms

1/27/2015

  • Broadcasting & Cable
  • AllAccess.com
  • Radio Ink
  • Inside Radio (free content)

Federal officials have cited free, local TV as an important communications tool during severe weather, such as this week's snowstorm in the Northeast. "Broadcasters are an important source of news dur… Read More

SBCA SmartBrief

Satellite broadcasting industry news

SBCA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Satellite Broadcasting & Communications Association

Inmarsat to launch broadband satellite, work with app developers

1/27/2015

  • ITProPortal.com (U.K.)
  • PCWorld

Inmarsat will launch Inmarsat-5 F2 on Sunday. The Global Xpress satellite could deliver Internet speeds more than 100 times faster than what the company's previous products offer, Inmarsat said. In re… Read More

USTelecom dailyLead®

Telecommunications news

USTelecom dailyLead®

Published in partnership with: United States Telecom Association

Inside Cuba's secret, unofficial computer network

1/27/2015

  • Miami Herald (tiered subscription model), The

Internet access is severely limited in Cuba, so young people of the island nation have resorted to constructing a private computer network with more than 9,000 PCs, using Ethernet cables and hidden Wi… 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

FX and HBO are ahead of the programming pack, Landgraf says

1/19/2015

  • Broadcasting & Cable

FX and HBO are the clear leaders in "the race for the best in TV," said John Landgraf, CEO of FX Networks and FX Productions. "I would submit if FX was previously considered part of a group of channel… Read More

SCTE SmartBrief

Cable telecommunication news.

SCTE SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: The Society of Cable Telecommunications Engineers

What is your area of expertise?

1/27/2015

With Balan Nair of Liberty Global serving this year as program committee chairman, SCTE Cable-Tec Expo┬« 2015 is set for Tuesday through Friday, Oct. 13 to 16, in New Orleans. What is the program comm… Read More