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October 11, 2012News for the cable and broadband industry

  Business News 
  • Univision, ABC will unveil news channel next summer
    Univision News' joint channel with ABC News will be based in Miami and will launch late next summer, Univision announced Wednesday. The network, which doesn't have a name yet, will be aimed at an upscale Hispanic audience that's fluent in English but also mindful of its own cultural traditions. Reuters (10/10), The Miami Herald (free registration) (10/11) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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  • Cable firms targeting big business could have tougher road ahead
    Fran Caulfield, research director at The Insight Research Corp., assesses cable providers' efforts to attract more business clients, predicting that cablers will meet stronger resistance from telecom rivals as they try to win bigger accounts. Telecoms may become "more price competitive to hold onto the customers they have" or try to boost their "overall performance," Caulfield says. Broadband Technology Report (10/10) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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  Eye on Video 
  • Social video steps up its role in programming
    The new online series "Very VH1 with Kate Spencer" is part of a new wave of programming that is trying to completely integrate social media into its production and promotions. The VH1 series is filmed using webcams, with the host and four guests each in different locations. "Think of how stories were told before traditional media," said Dan Sacher, senior vice president of digital at VH1 and Logo. "You sat around a fire with a storyteller, and there was a give-and-take among all involved. What we're really tapping into here is the way storytelling was done years and years ago." Variety (subscription required) (10/10) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  Marketing Trends 
  • Ad agency spinoff will create sports content for TV
    Interpublic Group's Amusement Park Entertainment has opened a spinoff unit for creating sports content and marketing. Some pro athletes will be repped by the firm, while others will partner on projects. Among the first programs are "Divas and Jocks," a planned weekly series that will match up male athletes with female performers, and a street sports competition for Fox Sport Networks. MediaPost Communications/MediaDailyNews (10/10) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  Advanced Products 
  • Comcast licenses RDK software to Cisco, Technicolor, Humax
    Cisco, Technicolor and Humax have each signed licensing agreements for Comcast's Reference Design Kit, a ready-made collection of software for IP-cable set-top boxes and gateways. Licensing the software, which allows for new products to be developed in 12 months, is a necessary step toward working with Comcast and other providers using the RDK system. Light Reading Cable (10/10) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  Association News 
  • There's still time for Face Time with top industry executives in Orlando
    Get up close with Marc Juris, executive vice president and chief operating officer at truTV, in one of the twelve Face Time sessions offered at Summit. Face Times are a chance to interact with top industry execs during unscripted, off-the-record conversations at Summit in Orlando, Fla. RSVPs are required and spots are filling up fast. LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  • What happens at Insights stays at Insights
    Vision Critical invites Insight attendees to an evening of hot desserts, cold drinks and endless fun at the Casino Night Party. Mark your calendar for this Vegas style event on Sunday, Oct. 14 at 9 p.m. -- and win big! LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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