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February 12, 2013News for the cable and broadband industry

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  • Starz extends deal for Sony movies through 2021
    Starz, which in December lost out to Netflix on rights to Walt Disney Co. movies, has renewed a similar pact with Sony Pictures Entertainment through 2021. Under the five-year extension, Sony will receive a small increase over its current estimated yearly fee of $200 million, which covers licenses for 35 to 40 titles a year, according to Morgan Stanley. The Wall Street Journal (2/11) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  • Massillon Cable rebrands as MCTV
    Massillon Cable has changed its brand name and that of its Clear Picture TV unit to MCTV to represent its full scope of video, voice and data services. The Ohio-based company also has adopted a new tagline: "We go the extra smile." Multichannel News (2/11) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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Addressing Security Challenges with LTE
With more IP connectivity, more traffic, more bandwidth, more apps and new protocols like SIP and diameter, LTE provides new security challenges for mobile operators. Among the tools to deal with it are better leveraging of security policy and service chaining. Download F5's infographic for a snapshot of new LTE security challenges and how to address them.

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Get Creative: 10 Ways to Think Outside the Box
No matter your business, smart solutions come from out-of-the-box thinking. We all know creativity is king, but are you doing all you can to inspire and encourage creativity in your staff? Read the article and learn 10 ways to inspire creativity at your office.

  Eye on Video 
 
  • Yahoo could have the first real Web hit in "Burning Love"
    Yahoo's "Burning Love," which parodies reality dating shows such as "The Bachelor," has become the "breakout" hit the Web-video industry has been waiting for, according to this article. The second season of the show debuts on Thursday, and the first season will begin running on E! on Feb. 25. PHD is handling sponsorships for the second and third seasons, with plans calling for clients Foot Locker, HBO, Lord & Taylor and Safeway to advertise. Adweek (2/11) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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.

  Marketing Trends 
 
  • ESPN showcases clutch plays in push for streaming app
    ESPN is promoting its WatchESPN application with several spots that highlight clutch plays in various sports through the eyes of two imaginary, animated fans: Vic and Steve. "They are true sports fans, and you will see them throughout the year talking about different sports," Adriana Rizzo, ESPN's senior director of consumer marketing, said of the campaign developed by 72andSunny. ClickZ (2/11) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
Whitepaper: SDN: How do you get there from here?
Are the growing data needs of mobile, cloud, big data and social threatening today's enterprise networks? Scalable processes, a phased integration approach and the appetite to optimize over time are key components of a modern network. It's how agile organizations prepare for the data needs of tomorrow.
Explore the whitepaper to start down the path toward SDN.

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  • Cable needs to tell its broadband story, Time Warner Cable chief says
    The cable industry has not been effective in touting its role in introducing broadband to the U.S. market, Time Warner Cable Chairman and CEO Glenn Britt said at an industry event in Boulder, Colo. "We brought broadband to America," Britt said. "We are the industry that people love to hate. But we don't tell that story." FierceCable (2/11) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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