The Society of Cable Telecommunications Engineers
has created the SCTE Executive Council, a high-level advisory group that will attempt to expand the organization's standards efforts associated with the Data Over Cable Service Interface Specification, PacketCable, OpenCable and home networking. The SCTE Executive Council will also oversee development and deployment of new digital training and other resources.
Headed by SCTE CEO John Clark, the committee will also include
CommScope Inc.chairman Frank Drendel,Bresnan CommunicationsCEO Bill Bresnan andCable Television Laboratories Inc.president Richard Green. The new council will actively seek out executives from other MSOs, cable-hardware vendors and industry organizations.