Meet the BTR Editorial Team

Ron Hendrickson - Managing Editor

As BTR's managing editor, Ron keeps the editorial wheels from coming off. He gathers and posts daily news, interviews cable's movers and shakers, maintains BTR's social media, and generally keeps his finger on the pulse of the industry. He joined BTR in 2010 and got his start in cable in 1998.

Contact Ron at ronh@pennwell.com or 720-938-2835

Carl Weinschenk  - Senior Editor

As BTR's senior editor, Carl is responsible for general editorial direction and writes many of the features. Weinschenk has covered the cable and telecommunications industries since the 1990s.

Contact Carl at carlw@pennwell.com or 516-621-2978

Monta Hernon  - Contributing Writer

As a contributing writer, Monta has the pleasure of digging into the technology topics that most interest cable's movers and shakers. She writes weekly features, special reports, the illustrious Diamond Technology Reviews, and is responsible for the new LATAM executive newsletter, which is muy fantastico. Monta has been with BTR since 2011, and has been covering the cable and telecommunications industries since around 1996.

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BTTV

Learn About Trilithic’s 802 AWE Advanced Wireless Test Set

March 25, 2015

Watch to learn more about how Trilithic’s 802 AWE advanced wireless test set can help you ensure the stability of your wireless networks while maximizing your customer’s online experience.

JDSU VSE-1100

March 25, 2015

Watch to learn more about the industry’s first consolidated digital spectrum analyzer and noise-troubleshooting platform designed for CCAP and remote-PHY challenges.

Solve FTTX Deployment Challenges Quickly with TE Connectivity & TVC

October 3, 2014

Operators are challenged to deploy their FTTx bandwidth expansion efforts to be able to deliver more services to their growing subscribers’ demands. To help operators speed their FTTx deployments, TVC Communications stocks TE Connectivity’s fiber optic solutions.

BTR Video Show Daily Day 3 - The Show Wraps Up

September 25, 2014

BTR Founder and Publisher Tim Hermes presents the editors' last picks of the week of must-see technology. If you're not at the show or didn't make the floor today, be sure to watch the program!

BTR Video Show Daily Day 2 - Cable-Tec EXPO

September 24, 2014

Welcome to Day 2 of BTR's Cable-Tec EXPO Video Show Dailies. Yesterday we kicked off by looking at the plant. Today that continues, and adds a focus on video, especially multiscreen: Managing it, delivering it, and monetizing it.  

BTR Blogs

BTR Senior Editor Carl Weinschenk

The Unbundling End Game

04/01/2015

Cable operators better watch out. The conditions that have kept their bread-and-butter revenue generating business safe and secure are ...

Yassini

White Space and Rouzbeh Yassini's Next Act

03/18/2015

People who have been around the cable industry for a while know Rouzbeh Yassini. Newcomers, however, may not. The short version is that ...

BTR Managing Editor Ron Hendrickson

Gigabit: Bigger Isn't Always Better

03/18/2015 A funny thing happened on the way to gigabit: The little rural telcos grabbed the ball and took off running. Although Google (NASDAQ:GOOG) ...

White Papers & Special Reports

Test, Measurement & Monitoring Grows More Complex…And More Vital, Part II

March 30, 2015 March is Test, Measurement and Monitoring month at Broadband Technology Report. TM&M is among the most important activ...

Test, Measurement & Monitoring Grows More Complex…And More Vital, Part I

March 25, 2015 Test, Measurement and Monitoring always was an important topic for cable operators. It is growing more central as operator...

5 Steps to Solving the TV Everywhere Dilemma for Operators

March 5, 2015 We are in the midst of a massive shift in how and where television viewers access their favorite shows and programming tie...
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Webcasts

NAB: Lessons Learned

What can a cable guy gain from a broadcaster show? Quite a lot, actually. With recent advances in video technologies - especially multiscreen, OTT and adaptive streaming - the tech lines between industries are blurring. Join BTR Publisher Tim Hermes and Managing Editor Ron Hendrickson for a discussion of the tech, trends and buzz at this year's NAB Show in Las Vegas.

( April 21, 2015 / 02:00 PM

DOCSIS 3.1 Update

The new DOCSIS 3.1 spec will bring with it a host of advantages for the cable operator in both speed and bandwidth. However, DOCSIS 3.1 rollouts will not be "plug and play" easy in all cases.

This webcast will be moderated by Ron Hranac and sponsored by Trilithic, Inc.

December 10, 2014
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Expo 2014 Retrospective: A Roadmap for Technology in 2015

Now that we've all had a little time to digest the many events and technologies of SCTE Cable-Tec EXPO 2014, what trends emerge as the hot topics to watch in the coming year? Join BTR Managing Editor Ron Hendrickson and a panel of experts as they run down the trends and pick out the key takeaways from this year's show in a Special Event Webcast.

November 4, 2014
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Featured Hangout

Three Technologies, One Conversation

October 28, 2014

Join BTR in an exclusive Google Hangout for a wide-ranging 30-minute informal discussion of the latest in multiscreen video, home gateways, and testing/monitoring of DOCSIS 3.1 and fiber networks.
Sponsored by Alticast, Hitron Technologies, SCTE, and VeEX.

Featured Podcast

Cox's Guy McCormick on QoS and QoE

November 5, 2014

Listen as Carl Weinschenk, Senior Editor for Broadband Technology Report, and Guy McCormick, Cox Communications' Senior Vice President of Engineering, discuss QoS and QoE.

Watch BTR'S Tech Breakfast - Prepping the Plant for DOCSIS 3.1

Are you getting ready for DOSCIS 3.1?

Watch BTR and its panel of experts as we explore preparations and planning inside the plant for the introduction of DOCSIS 3.1 in the coming years. Tune in and see BTR contributing writer and Cisco Technical Leader Ron Hranac moderate a forum of industry veterans.

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