Your source for CE industry intelligence
A service of Warren Communications News

Today’s Top News

TVs Possibly Could Be ATSC 3.0-Upgradable Via Software Updates, Says CTA Point Man

LAS VEGAS -- It’s conceivable that a TV maker would be able to use software updates, under the right conditions, to render a set ATSC 3.0-ready when it doesn’t have that capability out of the box, Brian Markwalter, CTA … Subscribe to Read >>

Verizon Seen Making Rival Bid for Straight Path in Early 5G War

Verizon is likely the mystery bidder that made a rival bid for Straight Path, a company AT&T planned to buy to increase its portfolio of high-frequency spectrum for 5G (see 1704100037), industry officials said. Verizon isn’t commenting. Verizon … Subscribe to Read >>

FREE 30-Day Trial

The world of consumer electronics is converging. Don’t miss the market by betting on yesterday’s technologies and trends. Delivered every business day and available at any time online, Consumer Electronics Daily keeps you ahead of the curve in this fast-changing industry.

Today’s Featured Article

T-Mobile, Dish Go Big in Incentive Auction

T-Mobile and Dish Network emerged as the big story of the forward part of the TV incentive auction, based on their high bids in the TV incentive auction (see 1704130049), analysts and other industry observers said Thursday after the FCC released results (see 1704130040). The other big news on the forward auction concerned which parties didn’t play -- AT&T bid $910 million for 23 licenses and Verizon sat the auction out. Comcast bid less than expected, $1.7 billion for 73 licenses through CC Wireless. T-Mobile won 1,525 licenses for $8 billion. Dish got 486 licenses for $6.2 billion through ParkerB.com Wireless, more than expected. Comcast came away with 73 blocks and $1.7 billion in licenses through CC Wireless. Those forward auction bidders bought the spectrum of 175 TV stations, leaving close to 1000 to be repacked by 2020, the FCC said. … Read More >>

Upcoming Events

Apr
27
CTIA cybersecurity event, with House Homeland Security Committee Chairman Mike McCaul, R-Texas, and others, 8 a.m., Newseum, seventh-floor Knight Conference Center — see here
Apr
27
FCBA Wireless Committee CLE on wireless accessibility for those with disabilities, 3 p.m., CTIA, 1400 16th St. NW — see here
Apr
27
NCTA and CableLabs conference, 11:30 a.m., Union Market, Dock 5, 1309 5th St. NE — see here
May
3
CTA New American Jobs Summit, Capitol Hill Hyatt Regency — see here
May
3
Kelley Drye event on first hundred days of the Trump administration, details TBA — see here
May
8
Patent and Trademark Office event on trade secrets protection, 9 a.m., Madison Building, 600 Dulany St., Alexandria, Virginia — see here
May
12
Duke Law Center for Innovation Policy event on FCC incentive auction, 8:30 a.m., Duke in DC, Suite 500, 1201 Pennsylvania Ave. NW — see here

Testimonials & Awards

“Consumer Electronics Daily is the leading industry news source, which we rely on each day to be informed of the latest trends from media formats to FCC regulations. It provides not only excellent marketing information but also more technical details, which is ideal for product planning and engineering representatives. We depend on CED to get us the news first.”
“CE Daily is helpful in tracking emerging trends in the interactive entertainment market.”
“Consumer Electronics Daily covers a wide range of different areas like government relations, what’s being promoted, trends in the marketplace, who’s merging with who and new product introductions. It’s very valuable for someone responsible for so many different categories”
“It’s the daily view of the consumer electronics world, all in one place.”
“I read it for big news on the competition and what’s happening in congress.”
“Consumer Electronics Daily covers it all. No categories are too big or too small. They are on top of hot topics and well written.”
“I read it religiously every day. It’s up to date and time sensitive. 99% of the time Consumer Electronics Daily tells me info I didn’t know.”