Multichannel News

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Multichannel News
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Founder
First issueSeptember 15, 1980;38 years ago (1980-09-15)
Company Future US
CountryUnited States
LanguageEnglish
Website multichannel.com
ISSN 0276-8593

Multichannel News is a magazine and website published by Future US that covers multichannel television and communications providers, such as cable operators, satellite television firms and telephone companies, as well as emerging Internet video and communication services.

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History and profile

Multichannel News was founded by Fairchild Publications and Paul Maxwell. Its first issue was published on Sept. 15, 1980.

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Multichannel News reaches over 18,000 industry professionals in the cable television business and has an editorial focus on programming, advertising, marketing, finance, technology, broadband, and government activities for the worldwide cable television and telecommunications industries. Its readers include executives with cable television networks, cable multiple system operators (MSOs), independent cable system operators, satellite-TV and wireless companies, telcom companies, and suppliers of technology equipment for the cable industry. Multichannel News has exclusive partnerships with trade associations and develops awards recognizing achievements in the television business.

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References

  1. Nat Ives (1 December 2009). "NewBay Media Acquires Broadcasting & Cable, Multichannel News". AdAge. New York. Archived from the original on 2015-11-23. Retrieved 22 November 2015.
  2. "PennWell Corp. and NewBay Media Acquired By UK Firms". Folio:. 2018-04-04. Archived from the original on 2018-09-02. Retrieved 2018-09-01.