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February 6, 2013News for the cable and broadband industry

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  • Liberty Global will pay $16 billion for Virgin Media
    U.K. pay-TV and Internet provider Virgin Media is being acquired by John Malone's Liberty Global for $16 billion. The deal, which is part of Liberty Global's push into European markets, could set up a bigger rivalry with British Sky Broadcasting, which is partly owned by News Corp. and is the U.K.'s top pay-TV provider. The Wall Street Journal (2/5) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
The Need for Diameter Signaling Management in LTE
As LTE networks roll out worldwide, discussions are going on about the need to manage signaling—in particular, Diameter signaling. Some controversy exists over the methods to manage and control Diameter signaling in the most effective way. This article describes the reasons that support deploying Diameter signaling management solutions in an LTE network. Click here to learn more.

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Combating Identity Theft in a Mobile, Social World
Mobile connectivity threats extend from consumers to the business environment. But who is really responsible for securing sensitive information? Smart business leaders are becoming proactive on the matter. Learn how to get protected in this white paper. Download the white paper now.

  Eye on Video 
  • Panel debates the changing world of content delivery
    Content still rules the world, but how it's delivered will continue to evolve because of the DVR and emerging digital platforms, according to a panel of media executives at an industry event in West Hollywood, Calif. However, it's important to note that digital media and Hollywood have different business models, said FX Networks President John Landgraf. "Amazon and Google operate on low [profit] margins but are based on [high] volume," he said. "In Hollywood, we operate based more on margin than volume. If you have the sense we should get religion and just care about volume, you don't understand the content business." The Hollywood Reporter (2/5) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  • Other News
Kaitz Foundation Launches Hollywood Creative Forum in LA!
On 2/27/13 Kaitz Foundation hosts the 4th Annual Hollywood Creative Forum (HCF) in L.A. The HCF is free and connects network execs to professionals of color with mid-upper level writing, directing and producing credits in nonfiction/reality. Creatives apply here, Executives here by 2/13/13. Questions? HollywoodCreativeForum@walterkaitz.org
  Marketing Trends 
 
  • TBWA\Chiat\Day will create brand identity for beIN Sport net
    Startup beIN Sport has tapped TBWA\Chiat\Day's New York office to develop its brand and produce promotional ads. The network, despite having funding from Al Jazeera and a lineup of soccer games from France's Ligue 1 and other top leagues, faces a tall task in vying for attention alongside bigger rivals like ESPN and Fox Sports. Adweek (2/5) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
The ROI of Privacy with TRUSTe Solutions
Investment in a Data Privacy Management Platform can deliver significant, positive financial returns for corporate bottom lines. The "Total Economic Impact (TEI) of TRUSTe" Study explains how Forrester Analysts calculated a 151% ROI for TRUSTe customers. Download the study now.

  Competitive Watch 
 
How to Boost Network Performance and Customer Satisfaction
For communications service providers, good network performance is one of the best ways to keep customers happy. This paper reveals how predictive analytics gives service providers real-time visibility into their networks - which leads to boosted revenue potential, satisfied customers, better targeted marketing and top-notch service assurance.

  Association News 
  • Cable-op makes moving easy
    Moving can be overwhelming, but CTAM's Marketing Co-op makes moving easy with CableMover. The site offers tips on home Internet service, changing addresses and even getting moving quotes. Consumers simply enter in their new ZIP code to receive the latest cable offers in their area on bundle packages, high-speed Internet and home phone services. LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  • Looking for someone? Let CTAM's Member Directory help
    CTAM's Member Directory makes finding people easier than ever, thanks to the interactive "smart search" feature allowing you to find who you're looking for with only a few details. LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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