CEA to Host Cable Leaders at 2002 CES
CEOs of AT&T Broadband, Time Warner Cable, Comcast, Cox, Charter, and Other Cable Companies to Interact with Manufacturers and Experience the Latest in Consumer Electronics
Louisville, Colorado, December 27, 2001—CEOs of some of the top cable operating companies in North America, all members of the CableLabs® Board of Directors� Executive Committee, are among more than 30 leaders from the cable industry who will attend the upcoming 2002 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Bill Schleyer, CEO of AT&T Broadband, Glenn Britt, Chairman and CEO of Time Warner Cable, Jim Robbins, President and CEO of Cox Communications, Inc., Brian Roberts, President of Comcast Corporation, Carl Vogel, President and CEO of Charter Communications, and more will be part of a CableLabs contingent attending the 2002 International CES-Your Source for Workstyle and Lifestyle TechnologySM, January 8–11, led by CableLabs Chairman, Joe Collins, Chairman and CEO of AOL Time Warner Interactive Video.
�Our Executive Committee has shown a great level of enthusiasm for attending this show and continuing a dialogue with business leaders of the consumer electronics industry to see how we can work together to benefit the consumer,� said CableLabs President and CEO Dr. Richard R. Green.
�We are delighted that CEA will be receiving these distinguished guests at the 2002 Consumer Electronics Show,� said CEA president and CEO Gary Shapiro. �With more than 80 percent of Americans receiving their primary video and broadband programming via cable and as cable providers continue to expand their services, the interaction between the consumer electronics and cable industries becomes more and more critical. By attending our show, these industry leaders can gain a better understanding of the technologies that can help enable and drive new business opportunities for cable and help enhance the relationship between our industries as we work together to ensure the interoperability of our products.�
The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) represents more than 650 U.S. companies involved in the design, development, manufacturing and distribution of audio, video, mobile electronics, wireless and landline communications, information technology, multimedia and accessory products, as well as related services that are sold through consumer channels. Combined, CEA's members account for more than $70 billion in annual sales. CEA's resources are available online at www.CE.org, the definitive source for information about the consumer electronics industry.
CEA also sponsors and manages the International CES—Your Source for Workstyle and Lifestyle TechnologySM. All profits from CES are reinvested into industry services, including technical training and education, industry promotion, engineering standards development, market research and legislative advocacy.
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