Broadband Tech Report
“Cable TV Pioneers Name 2012 Class”
By BTR Staff

“The Cable Television Pioneers class of 2012 will be officially inducted at the organization’s annual banquet on May 20 in Boston. ”

Founded in 1966, the Cable Television Pioneers is an independent organization of individuals recognized and honored for their contributions to the cable industry. To be chosen, Pioneers must have served 20 years in the cable industry and must have made significant and meaningful contributions to it.

The class of 2012 consists of:

    • Marshall Cohen, Marshall Cohen Associates

Bruce D. Collins, C-SPAN Networks

David M. Downey, Invidi Technologies

Robert S. Grassi, HBO (Retired)

Stanley Hitchcock, Blue Highways TV

Edward T. Holleran, Jr., Atlantic Broadband

Howard Horowitz, Horowitz Associates, Inc

James P. Ludington, Time Warner Cable

Gary R. Matz, Time Warner Cable

Lenny Melamedas, enableTV

James A. Penney, Wave Broadband

Lisa W. Schoenthaler, NCTA

Alan M. Tschirner, Tschirner Consulting

Eric J. Tveter, UPC Cablecom

Kenneth S. Wood, Commscope

Rouzbeh Yassini-Fard, YAS Capital Partners