2012 May

Editorial: Less Waste, More Transparency in Government Broadband Loans

Hopefully lawmakers will look more closely at the possible waste of tax dollars and the lack of transparency in the federal broadband stimulus program following a sharply written letter by Americans for Tax Reform and others groups. As our cable members know all too well, many of the grants and loans were used to over build existing broadband service.

Cable Connects Texans Newsletter

Nielsen’s recent State of the Media: Advertising & Audiences Report provides a look at media usage by demographic. Scott Meador, Director of Predictive Analysis for Time Warner Cable, reviewed this report and below are some of his key takeaways.

Relating to Social Media and Cross-Platform viewing behavior trends, Nielsen found that women, overall, are significantly more likely to engage with social media than men. Per Nielsen’s Internet-usage index, key take-aways include