Rutledge, Commisso Join Western Show Panels


Each major MSO will be represented on panels at the Western Show after the California Cable and Telecommunications Association said Cablevision Systems Corp. president Tom Rutledge, Mediacom Communications Corp. CEO Rocco Commisso and Rogers Communications Inc. CEO Ted Rogers joined the list of cable executives who will attend the convention.

The cable chiefs will be split into two separate panels, based on size.

A panel Dec. 3 will feature Time Warner Cable’s Glenn Britt, Cox Communications Inc.’s Jim Robbins, Comcast Corp.’s Brian Roberts, Adelphia Communications Corp.’s Bill Schleyer, Charter Communications Inc.’s Carl Vogel and Rutledge.

The Dec. 4 general session will feature Commisso, Rogers, Advance/Newhouse Communications’ Bob Miron, Insight Communications Co. Inc.’s Michael Willner and Bresnan Communications’ Bill Bresnan.