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February 8, 2013News for the cable and broadband industry

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  • FCC's Pai says innovation shouldn't be stopped by video regs
    The Federal Communications Commission could better spur innovation by granting exemptions, on an individual basis, of video rules for MVPDs, FCC Commissioner Ajit Pai said at an industry event. "Innovation shouldn't be frustrated by worries about regulatory burdens," Pai said. "And it shouldn't be hindered by regulatory uncertainty. ... In considering whether to develop a new service, the first question cable operators should ask is: Would this add value for our customers? Unfortunately, many in the industry now find themselves pondering a different question: How would this service be regulated?" Multichannel News (2/7) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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Get It Right: Pricing Strategies That Work
Many entrepreneurs hope for success by offering low prices, while in fact most world-class entrepreneurs succeed by setting higher prices. If you're not exactly sure which pricing strategy will work for your business, these 6 steps can help you set your company's prices for success. Read the exclusive article now.

  Programming News 
  • AMC chief makes case for the return of "The Killing"
    AMC has high hopes for the return of "The Killing," a series that was originally canceled after two seasons before the network decided to revive it, according to Charlie Collier, the network's president and general manager. The show, which followed the investigation of a murder over its first two seasons, will have "a new case and a new start," Collier said. Bloomberg Businessweek (2/7) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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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.

  Eye on Video 
  • Are studios ignoring illegally uploaded YouTube movies?
    Hundreds of feature-length movies from Walt Disney Co., Columbia, Warner Bros., TriStar Studios and others have been posted to YouTube over past 12 months, despite the availability of the Content ID tool to block such content. None of the studios involved would comment, although Disney did block some content after being asked about it by The Wall Street Journal. According to YouTube, more than 4,000 media companies are using Content ID to protect their content. The Wall Street Journal (2/8) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  Marketing Trends 
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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  Association News 
  • Explore diverse and multicultural programming On Demand
    CTAM's ACSC Marketing Strategies Committee promotes cable's multicultural programming throughout February with its Black History Month campaign. Explore the many offerings through On Demand with programming like "Joe Louis: America's Hero ... Betrayed," which looks at the life of the famous boxer in the context of American racial consciousness. "Like" Diversity On Demand's Facebook page to keep up with updates and highlighted programming. LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story

  • It's time to get schooled at Harvard Business School
    The 2013 Cable Executive Management at Harvard Business School will take place June 9 to 14. Sponsored by the CTAM Educational Foundation, the program is a world-class management-development experience for high potential cable and media executives in an elite business school environment. Contact for more information and how to apply. LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story

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