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

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Fueling Industry-Wide Impact through CTAM’s Collective Impact

Review year-to-date progress on CTAM’s strategic initiatives that have strengthened subscriber acquisitions for both residential and businesses, protected business revenue through content piracy awareness, and stimulated content discovery. View the complete report here.

CTAM Press Releases

CTAM and Common Sense Media Partner on Season’s Streamings, StreamSafely’s Ultimate Where to Watch Holiday Guide
Holiday watchlist packed with 107 fun, family-friendly fare, curated by Common Sense Media, is now available on StreamSafely.com

CTAM Launches Streamsafely Summer Camp to Help Parents Find Safe Streaming Options for their Kids
StreamSafely Summer Camp collection, curated by Common Sense Media, is now available on CTAM’s StreamSafely.com site

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Industry Headlines

TCA Press Coverage

MGM+ Exec: Transparency, Communication Key as Streamers Cut Content, Maintain Relationships with Creators (The Streamable)
It’s a time of transition for the streaming industry as market forces have dictated a shift in strategy for media companies, who must now focus on profits instead of simply luring gaudy numbers of new subscribers every quarter.

Fear the Walking Dead to End with Season 8 While Dead City Premiere is Moved (Entertainment Weekly)
The upcoming season of Fear the Walking Dead will be its last, AMC announced at the Television Critics Association winter press tour. The eighth season of the first Walking Dead spin-off will be split into two six-episode blocks, with the first block premiering May 14th at 9 p.m. ET, and the second batch of episodes coming later in 2023.

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Piracy News

Netflix reports “Piracy is Difficult to Complete Against” 
Despite Netflix’s efforts, the company admits in its latest SEC filing that piracy has emerged as a prominent source of competition, warranting considerable attention.

Illegal Subscription Services Generate $2 Billion Annually 
Bloomberg highlights the involvement of Russian crime rings in pirating recent films and the significant 90% profit margin observed in streaming piracy.

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Business Services

FCC Broadband Map Updates Amass Industry Approval (Fierce Telecom)
Learn the recent updates to the national broadband map with improved accuracy to become an important tool to help close the digital divide across the U.S.

1.4M U.S. Commercial Sites Now Connected to Fiber (Fierce Telecom)
Enterprise fiber connectivity in the U.S. ramped up in 2022 with medium and large commercial buildings having an increase in fiber of 76%, per new data from Vertical Systems Group.

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