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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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Selling your business? Here are 7 things you should do now.
If you're considering selling your business, you should be doing everything you can to get the best possible price. In just 7 simple steps you can improve your chances of attracting buyers and getting big bucks for your business. Read the article and learn the 7 steps.

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Building Workplace Trust 2015
Interaction Associates' 6th annual research study tracking trust on the job, Building Workplace Trust, is out, and more than half of employees surveyed give their organizations low marks for trust and leadership. Yet this year's findings again point to how high trust leads to better outcomes and financial results — and even boosts innovation.

  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
How to Achieve IT Agility: A Survival Guide for IT Decision Makers
When business teams add new apps and services to already-strained networks, IT departments are accountable for making everything work. Is your team ready for this challenge? Read this eGuide to learn how IT teams are automating their networks, why they're utilizing Ethernet fabrics and SDN, and what success looks like as they regain network control and business relevance.

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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
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.

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