Record Attendance at ACA Summit


The American Cable Association said 218 people, including representatives from 49 independent cable companies, attended its 13th Annual Washington Summit May 8 and 9.

The trade group for small cable operators said the figure marked a 22% gain from last year’s event.

Speakers included Rocco Commisso, founder, chairman and CEO of Mediacom Communications Corp.; Tom Might, CEO of Cable One Inc.; Donna Gregg, Federal Communications Commission Media Bureau chief; Paul Maxwell, industry consultant and columnist; Tad Furtado, legislative director for Rep. Charles Bass (R-N.H.); and Todd Smith, deputy chief of staff for Rep. Nathan Deal (R-Ga.).