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NCTA's Michael Powell and TWC's Glenn Britt on The Communicators

May 31, 2012

NCTA President & CEO Michael Powell and Time Warner Cable’s Chairman and CEO Glenn Britt were featured guests on C-SPAN’s The Communicators program this past week. The two leaders discussed the state of the cable industry, the widening range of content delivery platforms, as well as some of the current issues facing the industry. The…

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Zapping and the Mothers of Innovation (Pt 2)

May 22, 2012

Zapping and the Mothers of Innovation is a series looking at innovation at The Cable Show 2012. Written by contributor, Russell Howard. ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………… Today I continue my mission to identify innovations on The Cable Show floor while pondering “innovation.” We pride ourselves on celebrating innovation as a virtue. In reality, though, innovation is not always…

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Sneak Preview: Speakers and Sessions for 2012

March 27, 2012

With TBS superstar Conan O’Brien being interviewed by CNN’s Piers Morgan, we have quite the growing list of speakers for The Cable Show 2012. Our General Sessions have the top names from sports, entertainment, business and politics represented in Boston. More speakers are being announced everyday, including: Glenn Britt – Chairman & CEO, Time Warner…

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Day One Opening General Session -- Hip Hip Hooray

June 15, 2011

Anyone who has watched any CEO-centric General Session over the years knows that as men (and occasionally women) running companies that are, more often than not, publicly traded , there’s not a whole lot of time spent taking the gloves off and — if you’ll excuse the mixed metaphor — lobbing hand-grenades. Given that, there was…

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The Cable Show 2011 Kicks Off

June 14, 2011

The Cable Show 2011  has kicked off at McCormick Place in Chicago.  The three day gathering of cable’s operators, programmers, and vendors showcases the advancement of the industry that brings telephony, entertainment and high-speed broadband access to America. Mayor Rahm Emanuel opened with a warm welcome and joked that he would like to apologize, on…

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The Cable Show 2010 Co-Chairs - Thank You!

May 14, 2010

This year’s Cable Show Convention Committee Co-Chairmen were Matthew Blank, Chairmen & CEO, Showtime Networks, Inc. and Glenn Britt, Chairman, President & CEO, Time Warner Cable. Thank you Glenn and Matt for a wonderful Cable Show in Los Angeles!

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Consumers Should Guide Content Consumption, Top Industry Execs Say

May 12, 2010

Even as technology accelerates viewing choices, consumers drive the programming process and it’s the job of operators and programmers to satisfy customer content demands on whatever platforms they choose to use, top industry executives agreed during The Cable Show’s 2010 Opening General Session today.  When it comes to navigating and managing the abundance of new…