Broadband, Broadcast & Cable

CTAM SmartBrief

Marketing news for the cable industry

CTAM SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Cable & Telecommunications Association for Marketing

Senator seeks Comcast pledge to avoid "paid prioritization"

10/21/2014

  • Washington Post (tiered subscription model), The

Sen. Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., in a letter has asked Comcast to not pursue "paid prioritization" deals, which the company said it is not interested in. "I remain gravely concerned that if such agreements … Read More

NAB SmartBrief

Broadcast TV and radio industry news

NAB SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: National Association of Broadcasters

Nexstar chief is honored by Broadcasting & Cable

10/21/2014

  • WSYR-TV (Syracuse, N.Y.)

Nexstar Broadcasting Group chief Perry Sook was one of 12 people inducted into the Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame on Monday. "We produce local content and help local advertisers sell their wares. I… Read More

SBCA SmartBrief

Satellite broadcasting industry news

SBCA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Satellite Broadcasting & Communications Association

Judge rules for DISH in Fox copyright challenge of AutoHop

10/20/2014

  • Bloomberg

A federal judge has given a tentative victory to DISH Network in a lawsuit concerning its AutoHop ad-skipping DVR service, ruling that it represents fair use under the 1984 Sony Betamax Supreme Court … Read More

USTelecom dailyLead®

Telecommunications news

USTelecom dailyLead®

Published in partnership with: United States Telecom Association

Verizon on how possible FCC rules could kill online TV

10/21/2014

  • Hill, The

Verizon Communications has urged the Federal Communications Commission to tread lightly when it makes rules for Web-based distribution of cable TV packages. Verizon executives recently told FCC offici… Read More

SmartGrid SmartBrief

News about the smart-grid industry

SmartGrid SmartBrief

Eneres, Nissan test EV charging of businesses, homes

10/20/2014

  • TorqueNews.com
  • Metering.com

Eneres and Nissan Motor Corp. are using LEAF electric vehicles to test technology that would allow EVs to provide power to businesses and homes, offering a backup capability during electrical blackout… Read More

NCC Media SmartBrief

Cable industry advertising news

NCC Media SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: NCC Media

Pepsi, Mattel among first sponsors for WWE online network

10/13/2014

  • Advertising Age (free access for SmartBrief readers)

The WWE Network, which launched as a fee-based online channel in February, has signed its first advertisers, including Pepsi, Mattel and Kmart. The network will air 30-second spots in between shows, w… Read More

SCTE SmartBrief

Cable telecommunication news.

SCTE SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: The Society of Cable Telecommunications Engineers

Invest in SCTE's DOCSIS® Engineering Professional course/certification

10/21/2014

The DEP training course is available in a variety of formats, including an offering set to start Monday, Oct. 27. Register for the course in the format that best suits you. Plus, demonstrate your expe… Read More