Meet the BTR Editorial Team

Stephen Hardy - Editorial Director and Associate Publisher

Stephen has covered fiber optics for more than 15 years, and communications and technology for more than 30 years. He is responsible for establishing and executing Broadband Technology Report's editorial strategy across its website, newsletters, research and other information products. He has won multiple awards for his writing.

 

Contact Stephen to discuss:

  • Contributing editorial material to the website
  • The direction of a staff-written article or event
  • Broadband Technology Report editorial attendance at industry events
  • Arranging a visit to Broadband Technology Report's offices
  • Coverage of announcements
  • General questions of an editorial nature

Contact Stephen at stephenh@pennwell.com or 603-891-9454

 

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  - Contributing Writer

As a contributing writer for BTR, Carl is responsible for general editorial submissions 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

ARRIS’s Tom Cloonan Dives into the E-6000

May 18, 2015

In what he claims is "one of the fastest ramp-ups he's ever been involved in," Tom Cloonan, ARRIS CTO, Network Solutions visits with BTR Group Publisher Tim Hermes and shares the success of the product, its technical capabilities, deployment statistics, and its genesis as a next-gen product based on code from the field-hardened and widely-deployed C4 CMTS.

No Waiting with Connectivity Products from Wirewerks and TVC

May 14, 2015

Minimize your project time with in-stock copper and fiber connectivity products from Wirewerks – available from TVC Communications. Watch the video to learn more!

TWC Achieves Big Returns on its GIS Investment

May 1, 2015

Watch a short video to learn how Time Warner Cable (TWC) increased its business efficiency with an intelligent network model. Hear how TWC developed a network GIS that empowers over 9,000 enterprise users with accurate network information. 

Dr. Giles Wilson On Ericsson's Compression "Play"

April 23, 2015

Delivering a quality video experience to customers with lowest possible bandwidth is an equation all operators must get behind. Squeezing the most performance out of your system’s available bandwidth is obviously a game-changer as the relentless crush of demand for video services accelerates.

Watch BTR's Interview with Imagine Communications

April 14, 2015

Imagine Communications' CTO Steve Reynolds visits with BTR Publisher Tim Hermes and reflects on Imagine's marketplace plans as well as key video distribution trends, multiscreen models and more detail about the Imagine Cloud Platform for Distribution.

BTR Blogs

BTR Managing Editor Ron Hendrickson

INTX: OTT, Front and Center

05/13/2015

If you had to name just one overarching theme at this year's inaugural INTX show, it would have to be over-the-top (OTT) video: How it ...

BTR Managing Editor Ron Hendrickson

Comcast, TWC Call It Off

04/24/2015 It's official: Comcast (NASDAQ:CMCSA) and Time Warner Cable (NYSE:TWC) have mutually agreed to call off their proposed merger. The ...
BTR Managing Editor Ron Hendrickson

A Cable Guy Goes to NAB

04/23/2015 It sounds like the start of a bad joke - "So a cable guy goes to NAB ..." - but that's exactly what happened in Las Vegas last week. And indee...

White Papers & Special Reports

OTT and Cable: A Delicate Balance

May 28, 2015 Over-the-top (OTT) distribution models gradually will transform the video business. Indeed, it can be argued that OTT is t...
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May 21, 2015 Operators and content distributors have the opportunity, if not the obligation, to differentiate from the competition by b...
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The 4K/UHD Picture Remains Fuzzy

April 30, 2015 The stores are brimming with 4K televisions. But the wide scale delivery of ultra-high definition programming that takes a...

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Webcasts

INTX 2015: The Cable Show Branches Out

The old NCTA Cable Show has morphed into INTX, the Internet and Television Exposition. What's new? What's not? What's it all mean?  Join BTR Publisher Tim Hermes and Managing Editor Ron Hendrickson for a discussion of the tech, trends and buzz at this year's INTX in Chicago.

( May 14, 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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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.

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