This resource includes CTAM press releases and a selection of industry news related to current CTAM business initiatives.

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CTAM Press Releases

CTAM Board of Directors Elects New Chair and Officers
CTAM, the industry’s entertainment and technology marketing and communications organization, announced two new appointments to its esteemed board. Deena Demasi, EVP, U.S. Networks Distribution Marketing, ViacomCBS, will serve as chair and Jason Wicht, SVP Growth Operations, Comcast, as vice-chair to its board of directors.

CTAM Announces 2021 Beacon and TAMI Award Winners for Their Exceptional Industry Contributions
CTAM, the industry’s entertainment and technology marketing and communications organization, is pleased to announce the 2021 Beacon and TAMI Award winners.

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Industry Headlines

TCA Press Coverage

WBTV Women Creators on Telling Immigration Stories and Tackling Crossovers
WBTV hosted a panel with top women creators as part of its CTAM presentation on Tuesday where they shared insight into their writer’s rooms and how they’re tackling immigration storylines as the real world evolves.

‘Peacemaker’ Trailer: John Cena’s Superpowered HBO Max Series Gets Supersized New Look
James Gunn has become one of the biggest names in superhero filmmaking thanks to “The Suicide Squad” and the “Guardians of the Galaxy” movies. Now, the director is turning his eyes to streaming television…

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Piracy News

Apple Struggling to Keep Up With Increasing Piracy of Apple TV+ Content
As the popularity of Apple TV+ grows, Apple appears to be struggling to contend with increasing levels of online piracy, despite concerted efforts to take down its stolen content, MacRumors has found.

Google Opposes Blocking Requests
Google has asked a Virginia federal court for permission to formally oppose the request for a far-reaching anti-piracy injunction. The contested anti-piracy measures, aimed at shutting down a popular Popcorn Time app, are proposed by a group of filmmakers. However, Google fears that the proposed blocking efforts go too far.

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Gaming & eSports

7 Reasons Why Gaming IP Is Finally Taking Off in Film/TV
After decades of fan petitions and dreams, it’s clear that video game publishers, Hollywood, and general audiences are finally ready for gaming IP to be adapted to film and TV.

Top Mobile Gaming Trends for 2021
Despite the challenging circumstances, 2020 was a big year for gaming —particularly mobile gaming. Newzoo estimated that by the end of 2020, mobile game revenues will hit $76.7 billion, which is a 12 percent increase from 2019.

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Business Services

Comcast Business Nears Finish of $28M, 4-State Upgrade
Comcast Business revealed a two-year $28 million project to expand its network across four Mid-Atlantic states is well underway, touting it as part of an effort to bring 100-gig service to thousands of additional enterprises in the region.

Charter Commits $1 Million to 2021 Spectrum Digital Education Program
Charter Communications said it has committed $1 million to the 2021 Spectrum Digital Education grant program, supporting nonprofit organizations that educate community members on the benefits of broadband.

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