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

Jump ahead to: CTAM Press Releases | Industry Headlines | TCA Press Coverage | Piracy News | Business Services

CTAM Press Releases

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 site

Highly Renowned Harvard Business School Executive Education Program from CTAM Marks 25 Years of Developing Next-Gen Leaders
The renowned program, offered by the CTAM Educational Foundation, provides media, entertainment, and technology executives with a week-long comprehensive curriculum to foster executive development and propel the industry forward.

See More >

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.

See More >

Piracy News

Research shows streaming piracy on the rise
Anti-piracy authorities say they have cracked down on illegal streaming of film and TV, but data suggests it is booming, according to British-based data company MUSO. Film piracy increased by 38.6% and visits to piracy websites for TV content grew by 8.8% in 2022 when compared with 2021.

Digital Piracy Rose By 18% in 2022, Putting Pressure on the Entertainment Industry
Piracy operations that serviced millions of users were shut down in countries like Egypt, Vietnam, Brazil and Germany, reducing the quantity of illegal streaming and download services from 1,443 to 143 in the US alone. This is over a 90% reduction, and it will be interesting to see what the long term implications of this might look like.

See More >

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.

See More >