There are 22 people new to this Top 100 ranking compared with 2016 — changes that we believe reflect political and policy developments in the Capitol.
Source: Capitol Weekly’s Top 100 List – 2017 Capitol Weekly | Capitol Weekly | Capitol Weekly: The Newspaper of California State Government and Politics.
- Carolyn McIntyre
One out of every two California households subscribes to cable television. Carolyn McIntyre, president of the California Cable & Telecommunications Association says that’s just the beginning. McIntyre has a double-barreled job as the association’s manager and lobbyist. She is used to handling challenges – before joining CCTA, she was regional vice president of state governmental affairs for Sempra Energy, a job that involved navigating Sempra through the California Energy Crisis. And earlier than that, McIntyre was an undercover narcotics agent. She is on the board of directors of the CCTA-funded California Channel, and formerly served on the board of Woman Escaping a Violent Environment. She is a product of local schools – Sac State (1984) and Kennedy High School.
To help residents and emergency personnel stay connected during this time, Comcast is opening its more than 53,000 XFINITY WiFi hotspots throughout the Greater Houston area to anyone who needs them – including non-XFINITY customers.For a map of XFINITY WiFi hotspots, which are located both indoo
Source: Comcast Opens XFINITY WiFi Hotspots to Aid Residents and Emergency Personnel
Having already become one of the top providers of home automation and security, Comcast will now try its hand at residential solar.
Source: Comcast partners with SunRun to market residential solar | FierceCable
CableLabs, the non-profit innovation and R&D lab supporting the cable industry, is perhaps best known for developing the technologies that drive cable internet and television. For example, […]
Source: CableLabs’ New Open-Source Solution Could Change the Future of IoT | platform
Comcast said it has wrapped up the nationwide rollout of Xfinity Mobile across the MSO’s service footprint.The service, launched in May, relies on Comcast’s MVNO deal with Verizon and on the MSO’s network of 18 million WiFi hotspots, comprised of a mix of access points deployed in metro areas, in business locations and inside customer gateways (sometimes called “homespots”).RELATED: Xfinity Mobile is Open for Business
Source: Comcast Goes Wide With Xfinity Mobile | Multichannel
The digital divide is narrowing thanks to Comcast’s Internet Essentials program, which now provides 4 million customers with low-cost high-speed Internet.
Source: Comcast’s Internet Essentials Effort Helps Bridge Digital Divide
Deborah Picciolo, Senior VP of the West Region for Charter Communications, is the winner of the 2017 Women in Technology Award.
Source: Charter’s Deborah Picciolo Wins “Women in Technology” Award
Congressional Recess; Senate Approves Two FCC Nominees; Senate Approves Various Telecom Bills; Legislation Introduced for RUS Grant Program; Senators Intro
Source: NCTA Resource Center – August 4, 2017
Though sometimes it feels like it happened overnight, the digital revolution, the profound shift in how we use technology to connect, learn, and entertain ourselves, took decades. Thousands of […]
Source: Voluntary Set-Top Box Energy Agreement Leads to Billions in Energy Savings | platform
The emergence of subscription video on-demand (SVOD) has revolutionized the way Americans view television. Netflix, Amazon Prime, Hulu, and other services put consumers in control of what, when, […]
Source: Majority of US Households Use a Streaming Video Service | platform