Broadband Briefs for 02/13/09

Fri, 02/13/2009 - 7:00am

Bands wanted for Cable Show ‘09 ‘Battle’
By Traci Patterson

The Cable Show 2009 is looking for bands to participate in its “Battle of the Bands” event. The selected groups will join the top vote-getter from last year’s Battle (Xpanded Bandwidth – Cox) in a charity show to raise funds for City Year, a national non-profit youth services organization.

E-mail your demo to And Battle of the Bands sponsorship opportunities are available; contact Michael Garner at (202) 463-7905 or

Also, register now for The Cable Show to save $100 and be entered for a chance to win a GPS. For more information, click here.

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