|[July 31, 2014]
Comporium Named Top Independent Cable TV Operator
KANSAS CITY, Mo. --(Business Wire)--
"Cablefax," in cooperation with the National Cable Television
Cooperative (NCTC) and the American Cable Association (ACA), presented
Comporium with the 2014 Independent Top Operator award at the cable TV
industry's annual conference that concluded yesterday here. Comporium
was selected for the honor out of 950 member cable TV providers.
L-R Matt Polka, President, American Cable Association; Kevan Cooper, Emerging Products Manager for Comporium SMA (News - Alert) Solutions; Amanda Alexander, Comporium Marketing Product Coordinator III; Karl Skroban, Comporium Director of Video Content; Amy Maclean, Cablefax Editor-in-Chief; John Barnes, Comporium Executive Vice President of Marketing and Business Solutions; Bill Beaty, Comporium Executive Vice President of Cable TV (Photo: Business Wire)
When describing Comporium, "… there's plenty to talk about," said ACA's
Rob Shema, executive vice president and chief of staff, who was quoted
by "Cablefax: The Magazine," which is a major trade publication that
featured Comporium's honor in its July ssue distributed at the
Cablefax noted that Comporium is "unabashedly rooted in traditional
values, yet exceedingly progressive." The magazine article highlighted
that Comporium technology is cutting edge, citing the availability of TV
Everywhere and Video on Demand, a host of home security and automation
products, and the major infrastructure upgrade completed last year.
The launch of Zipstream gigabit broadband service to area business parks
and fiber-to-the-premises neighborhoods drew attention, along with
Comporium's commitment to local economic development projects in
downtown Rock Hill and to its support of area events and causes.
Cablefax also observed that Comporium's regional Emmy-winning channel
CN2 plays a role by having a positive effect on increasing the quality
of life in the area.
Accepting the award were Comporium's Bill Beaty, executive vice
president of cable TV, and John Barnes, executive vice president of
marketing and business solutions at the show's awards banquet.
Comporium is the nation's 27th largest cable operator with
interests in the smart home industry, connected car technology, as well
as data management and storage.
Comporium, Inc., headquartered in Rock Hill, S.C., is a diversified
privately held communications company providing voice, video, data,
wireless, security and advertising services. Comporium's ventures
include companies providing fiber transport and business solutions, data
storage and managed services, smart devices and connected home/car
services, and digital signage. For more information, please visit www.comporium.com.
to see the Cablefax article on all the winners.
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