Pat Thompson has lived the future. When she was told that “Women don’t do that,” she persisted and became the first woman broker in the still nascent cable television industry. It was an improbable career change for a single mother of three from Montana who had settled in Colorado only a few years earlier with […]
Gary Shorman, past Chair of NCTC, speaks about the energy of face-to-face interaction at the 2022 Independent Show (TIS). It is the impromptu side conversations that only happen in real life that provide a great deal of value to a conference like TIS22. This conference brings together leaders of leaders. As Shorman says, ACA Connects/NCTC […]
Key Topics Addressed by Leading Policymakers at ACA Summit in D.C. Retransmission consent was of course a major issue covered at the 26th Annual ACA Summit in Washington, D.C. March 19 – 21. Over 350 service providers, vendors, and other industry stakeholders participated. At the opening session on March 20, ACA President Matt Polka kicked […]
No one can seemingly escape those annoying robocalls, not even the Chair of the FCC, Ajit Pai. In the above interview, Pai indicates that robocalls are his agency’s top consumer protection priority as indicated by the record fines levied against violators (e.g. this $120M fine).
Apollo 11 is a distant memory in the rear view mirror of life for those old enough to remember the glory days of America’s space program. It was a privilege then to meet someone who was involved with that historic program. Space, however, was not the final frontier for Dr. Alain Kornhauser, a Princeton Professor of Operations […]