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6Nov, 2021

Cable-Tec Expo 2021

Nov 6, 2021 |

Cable-Tec Expo 2021 commenced with an inspiring keynote speech delivered by Kevin Hart, EVP and Chief Product and Technology Officer for Cox Communications. In a responsible response to the ongoing COVID-19 health concerns, Cable-Tec Expo 2021 is once again being held virtually . Kevin notes the progress of Cable-Tec [...]

5Sep, 2021

Happy 25th Anniversary LANcity

Sep 5, 2021 |

Happy 25th Anniversary! After 9 years of hard work, the LANcity Cable Modem held a stunning  80% of the global market share and LANcity revenue had increased from zero dollars to $40M per quarter! On Sep 4, 1996, LANcity signed an agreement to be acquired by Bay Network in [...]

11Jun, 2021

Digital Divide: The Implications And Current Status

Jun 11, 2021 |

Digital Divide , the implications, inequity and solution continues to be a conversation since it started in the 1990's. The solution to closing the digital gap on a global scale has been on the radar of Dr. Rouzbeh Yassini known as "the father of of the cable modem” even prior [...]

24Mar, 2021

Improving Economic Value Through Broadband

Mar 24, 2021 |

Cleaver, Joanne. “Remote.” Housing Wire Magazine, Housing Wire, 28 Jan. 2021, issuu.com/housingwiremagazine/docs/hw_v14i01_february_2021_online. Dr. Rouzbeh Yassini was approached by Joanne Cleaver of Housing Wire Magazine to share his perspective on the role of Broadband in her article about attracting new talent and maintaining an energized workforce as COVID-19 finds employees [...]

10Nov, 2020

COVID Pandemic highlights the necessity of broadband

Nov 10, 2020 |

The 2020 ISBE Cable-Tec expo was held as a virtual event October 12th-15th.  A highlight from the event was the inspiring and visionary video featuring Jana Henthorn, CEO/President The Cable Center interviewing Rouzbeh Yassini, “father of the cable modem” The tragedy of the COVID global pandemic has shed light, [...]

28Sep, 2022

Andrii Vladyka SCTE Foundation Rising Leader Award

Sep 28, 2022 |

Andrii Vladyka was presented with the SCTE Foundation Rising Leader Award 2022. Andrii's accomplishments are certainly in line with the the theme of the 2022 SCTE® Cable-Tec Expo® “Creating Infinite Possibilities”  The 2022 Expo was held September 19-22, 2022 in Philadelphia. SCTE is the force behind the annual Expo [...]

5Sep, 2021

Happy 25th Anniversary LANcity

Sep 5, 2021 |

Happy 25th Anniversary! After 9 years of hard work, the LANcity Cable Modem held a stunning  80% of the global market share and LANcity revenue had increased from zero dollars to $40M per quarter! On Sep 4, 1996, LANcity signed an agreement to be acquired by Bay Network in [...]

22Dec, 2020

Celebrating Historic COVID-19 Year Of Achievement

Dec 22, 2020 |

The Miracles of 2020 As the year comes to a close, many people around the world will choose to bid an impassioned goodbye to 2020, a year seemingly defined by global turbulence, uncertainty, polarization, isolation, and deep personal loss. We mourn the loss of life in our families and [...]

10Nov, 2020

COVID Pandemic highlights the necessity of broadband

Nov 10, 2020 |

The 2020 ISBE Cable-Tec expo was held as a virtual event October 12th-15th.  A highlight from the event was the inspiring and visionary video featuring Jana Henthorn, CEO/President The Cable Center interviewing Rouzbeh Yassini, “father of the cable modem” The tragedy of the COVID global pandemic has shed light, [...]

2Jun, 2020

Global collaboration for global innovation

Jun 2, 2020 |

Over the last 10,000 years, innovation has always been the driving force in advancing civilization. Today we face a challenge that calls upon our best global innovators business leaders, educators, and every human being to collaborate in the development of solutions that enable us to simultaneously live, work, run [...]

28Sep, 2022

Andrii Vladyka SCTE Foundation Rising Leader Award

Sep 28, 2022 |

Andrii Vladyka was presented with the SCTE Foundation Rising Leader Award 2022. Andrii's accomplishments are certainly in line with the the theme of the 2022 SCTE® Cable-Tec Expo® “Creating Infinite Possibilities”  The 2022 Expo was held September 19-22, 2022 in Philadelphia. SCTE is the force behind the annual Expo [...]

7Nov, 2020

Hildenbrand Rising Leader And Scholarship 2020

Nov 7, 2020 |

2020 Update on Wilt Hildenbrand scholarship and leadership awards Last year at the 2019 Cable-Tec Expo, the SCTE Foundation announced the creation of the Wilt J. Hildenbrand Jr. memorial scholarships and Rising Leader under the age of 40 Award. SCTE Foundation and the YAS foundation partnered to establish [...]

2Jun, 2020

Global collaboration for global innovation

Jun 2, 2020 |

Over the last 10,000 years, innovation has always been the driving force in advancing civilization. Today we face a challenge that calls upon our best global innovators business leaders, educators, and every human being to collaborate in the development of solutions that enable us to simultaneously live, work, run [...]

22May, 2020

West Virginia University Alumnus Message to Statler College Grads

May 22, 2020 |

West Virginia University Statler College Alumnus, Rouzbeh Yassini, Ph.D. sent a message of opportunity and call to action to 2020 graduates as they attended their virtual graduation ceremony. As graduation season unfolds, for the class of 2020 there is a perceptible sentiment of uncertainty and disappointment. Perhaps you feel [...]

2Oct, 2019

Honoring A Friend Wilt Hildenbrand

Oct 2, 2019 |

Rouzbeh Yassini, founder of the YAS Foundation will partner with SCTE Foundation to honor his longtime friend and colleague Wilt Hildenbrand 40 YEARS OF INDUSTRY SERVICE | $40,000 DONATION FOR RISING LEADER UNDER 40 YEARS OLD For many in the Cable Telecommunications Industry, Wilt Hildenbrand was known as [...]