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CTAM: Just 19% of MVPD customers recognize the term 'TV Everywhere'

If TV Everywhere was a major motion picture, it would be the biggest box office bomb of all time. Fully five years after its launch, only 19 percent of MVPD customers polled by the Cable and Telecommunications Association for Marketing have a firm grasp of what the TV Everywhere initiative is without having the term explained to them.

Scripps veteran Lansing to succeed Beales as CTAM CEO

Cable marketing association CTAM said Thursday that former Scripps Networks President John Lansing will take over as CEO after longtime chief Char Beales retires at the end of the year.

Special report: Highest-paid execs at telecom trade associations

Top cable lobbyist Michael Powell is the third-highest-paid association chief, trailing CEOs of groups representing the wireless and consumer electronics industries, according to a  FierceCable  review of tax returns filed by non-profit cable and telecom organizations.

CTAM CEO Beales to step down amid organizational changes

Veteran cable marketer Char Beales said she will retire as CEO of CTAM (Cable and Telecommunications Association for Marketing) at the end of the year.

NCTA touts cable's multiplatform capabilities in new ad campaign

The National Cable & Telecommunications Association kicked off a new ad campaign focused on showing how cable operators can deliver content and services on multiple devices, including HDTVs,

CTAM: CableMover program generated 1.8M leads for cable MSOs in 2011

The CableMover program generated 1.8 million leads from cable subscribers that moved to new homes last year, according to the Cable & Telecommunications Association for Marketing. CTAM oversees

Cable marketers use Facebook to sell Movies On Demand

Major cable MSOs have launched a Facebook app that encourages subscribers to "like" movies that they watch on cable video-on-demand platforms. CTAM's Facebook app The app was developed by

Comcast gears for nationwide rollout of next generation Xfinity TV set-top

NEW YORK-- Comcast (Nasdaq: CMCSA) is preparing for a nationwide rollout of its new Xfinity TV set-top which will incorporate content from Facebook and other websites, a top executive said at CTAM

Remembering Steve Jobs' impact on media and video

Steve Donohue with his first computer: an Apple II Plus On my way to the subway stop at 86th St. and Lexington Ave. in New York last night, a police officer handed me a flyer. It had a

Showtime 'click to upgrade' app wins CTAM iTV Idol competition

NEW YORK- An interactive TV application from Showtime Networks that lets cable and satellite TV subscribers upgrade to the premium network with a click of their remote controls won the iTV Idol