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February 12, 2013News for the cable and broadband industry

  Business News 
  • 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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How to Scale Mobile Network Security for LTE
Service providers need to protect the network, maintain privacy, and manage billions of sessions without affecting LTE enrolment plans. This paper outlines the challenges introduced by LTE, specifically new security threats and the importance of implementing a security approach that uses virtualization, service chaining, and Diameter signaling platforms.
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  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
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.

  Advanced Products 
  • 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
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.

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