Broadband, Broadcast & Cable

CTAM SmartBrief

Marketing news for the cable industry

CTAM SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Cable & Telecommunications Association for Marketing

AMC is determined to build on success of "Mad Men"

3/27/2015

  • Advertising Age (free access for SmartBrief readers)

AMC sees the final seven episodes of its hit series "Mad Men," which helped remake the network into an original programming destination for viewers and marketers, as a launch pad for its future. "We w… Read More

NAB SmartBrief

Broadcast TV and radio industry news

NAB SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: National Association of Broadcasters

NAB Show to highlight drones, online video and digital transformations

3/27/2015

  • TVTechnology.com

A drone pavilion, an online video conference and an increasing focus on digital transformations will be among the changes attendees see at the 2015 NAB Show. "We really felt it was important to create… Read More

SBCA SmartBrief

Satellite broadcasting industry news

SBCA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Satellite Broadcasting & Communications Association

Vessel video service offers free trial of premium version

3/24/2015

  • Verge, The
  • Hollywood Reporter, The

Vessel, the streaming video service launched by ex-Hulu CEO Jason Kilar, is offering users a complimentary 12-month subscription to its premium service. The premium tier, which costs $2.99 a month, gi… Read More

USTelecom dailyLead®

Telecommunications news

USTelecom dailyLead®

Published in partnership with: United States Telecom Association

AT&T aware of risks in buying DIRECTV

3/27/2015

  • Wall Street Journal (tiered subscription model), The

AT&T executives, who last year struck a deal to buy DIRECTV, believe the slide in the popularity of traditional pay-TV bundles will be mild enough to enable the telecom to fund upgrades to its fiber- … Read More

SmartGrid SmartBrief

News about the smart-grid industry

SmartGrid SmartBrief

SolarCity debuts microgrid integrated energy-storage solution

3/16/2015

  • Breaking Energy

SolarCity is breaking into the commercial energy market with the launch of its microgrid product that integrates energy-storage solutions and capabilities. SolarCity's Daidipya Patwa says the new offe… Read More

NCC Media SmartBrief

Cable industry advertising news

NCC Media SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: NCC Media

Knights Templar will be focus of History drama series

3/24/2015

  • Multichannel News

History is working on a new scripted series about the development and persecution of the Knights Templar. "Knightfall" will star Jeremy Renner and be a joint production of A+E Studios, Midnight Radio … Read More

SCTE SmartBrief

Cable telecommunication news.

SCTE SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: The Society of Cable Telecommunications Engineers

Oracle touts NFV performance with Intel server technology

3/26/2015

  • V3.co.uk (U.K.)

Oracle says it is the first company to deliver carrier-grade performance on its network services orchestration platform using Intel's servers and Open Network Platform. Oracle demonstrated its perform… Read More