Cable Industry Resources

Web links for U.S. cable operators, networks, competition, technology and more:

Top Cable Operators (Ranked by Size)

Comcast
Charter Communications
Cox Communications
Mediacom Communications
Cable One

Small and Mid-Sized Cable Operators

Armstrong Cable
Atlantic Broadband
BendBroadband
Bresnan Communications
Blue Ridge Communications
Buckeye CableSystem
Buford Media Group
CableAmerica
Galaxy Cablevision
GCI
Massillon Cable TV
MetroCast Cablevision
Midcontinent Communications
Mid-Hudson Cablevision
Millennium Digital Media
New Wave Communications
Northland Cable Television
NPG Cable
Patriot Media
Service Electric Cable TV
Sunflower Broadband
US Cable

NCTA Links

This Is Cable
Control Your TV
The Cable Show 2014 
Cable in the Classroom
Walter Kaitz Foundation

National Associations

Broadcast Cable Credit Association (BCCA)
Broadcast Cable Financial Management Association (BCFMA)
The Cable Center
CableLabs
Cable Positive
Cable and Telecommunications Association for Marketing (CTAM)
Cable and Telecommunications Human Resources Association (CTHRA)
Cable Television Public Affairs Association (CTPAA)
Emma Bowen Foundation
National Association for Multi-Ethnicity in Communications (NAMIC)
National Cable & Telecommunications Association (NCTA)
American Cable Association (ACA)
National Cable Television Cooperative (NCTC)
Society of Cable and Telecommunications Engineers (SCTE)
Women in Cable Telecommunications (WICT)

State Cable Associations

Alabama
Arizona
Arkansas
California & Southern California
Colorado
Florida
Georgia
Hawaii
Idaho
Indiana
Kansas
Kentucky
Louisiana
Michigan
Mid-America
Minnesota
Mississippi
Missouri
Nevada
New England
New Jersey
New York
North Carolina
Ohio
Oklahoma
Oregon
Pennsylvania
Rhode Island
South Carolina
Southern Cable TV Association
Tennessee
Texas
Virginia
Washington
West Virginia
Wisconsin
Wyoming

Regulatory Bodies

US Senate
US House of Representatives
Federal Communications Commission
Federal Trade Commission
US Department of Commerce
US Department of Justice
USDA Rural Utility Services

Cable Tech Links

NCTA’s directory of vendors
American National Standards Institute (ANSI)
IEEE
Jones/NCTI
National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)

Cable’s Competition

AT&T U-verse
DirecTV
DISH
Knology
Qwest
RCN
Verizon FiOS
WOW! WideOpenWest

Advertising

Cabletelevision Advertising Bureau (CAB)
Local Cable Systems
Cable Advertising Glossary
Top 50 Cable Advertisers
CTAM On Demand Consortium
American Association of Advertising Agencies (AAAA)
Advertising Research Foundation (ARF)
Association of National Advertisers (ANA)
Innovations in Digital Advertising (ID!A)

Ratings

Cable Network Ratings
Weekly Audience Measures
TV Market Share
TV Ratings Information

Top 20 Cable Networks (Ranked by Size)

Discovery
ESPN
CNN
TNT
USA Network
Lifetime
C-SPAN
ESPN2
Weather Channel
Nickelodeon
TBS
A&E
Spike TV
TLC
CNN Headline News
HGTV
MTV
ABC Family
History Channel
Toon Disney
VH1

Programmers’ Organizations

Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (ATAS)
Advanced Television Systems Committee (ATSC)
Association of Regional News Channels (ARNC)
Association of Women in Radio and Television (AWRT)
Emmy Advanced Media Committee (NATAS)
National Academy of Television Program Executives (NATPE)
Television Critics Association (TCA)

Bloggers

Phil the Cable Guy
Mark Cuban
Dave Devereaux-Weber
Om Malik
Ted Leonsis
Shelly Palmer
John Battelle
Chris Anderson
Reese Schonfeld

More Blogs and User Groups

The NCTA Insider
Annual NAMIC Conference
CableTV.com
Museum of Television & Radio
AT&T U-verse Users
TV Newser
Lost Remote
Broadband Reports
AVS Forum
PVR Blog
Interactive TV Today
TV Predictions
SatelliteGuys

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