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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Challenges in the field testing of DOCSIS 3.1

July 30, 2014

Watch Trilithic’s video addressing challenges in the field testing of DOCSIS 3.1

Guarding against leakage impacting LTE

June 17, 2014

This video is part of our guarding against leakage impacting LTE best practices report. 

Three Questions with Time Warner Cable’s Matt Haines

June 11, 2014

Time Warner Cable's vice president for cloud engineering and operations, Matt Haines, chats with BTR's Ron Hendrickson about cloud technology: what it is and isn't, network functions virtualization, SDN, and some of TWC's cloud initiatives.

TVC Delivers Precision Test Equipment and Quality Tools from Greenlee Communications

June 6, 2014

Accuracy, reliability, quality. That’s why Greenlee tools and test equipment are considered “industry-standards.” Simple – Greenlee offers superior accuracy with their testers and quality in their tools – best of all, Greenlee’s full line of products are available from TVC Communications.

Three Questions with Comcast Business' Mike Tighe

Three Questions with Comcast Business' Mike Tighe

May 28, 2014

Comcast Business' executive director of data services, Michael Tighe, chats with BTR's Ron Hendrickson about Ethernet as a growth engine, serving unconventional business customers, and the future role of Ethernet in the cable industry.

BTR Blogs

Carl Weinschenk

MSOs and OTT: Best of 'Frien-emies'

07/30/2014

The general sense is that the intense competition between cable operators and over-the-top (OTT) providers is starting to give way to a ...

Mark Johnson, Alticast

Guest Blog: RDK Application Framework Considerations

06/18/2014 Cable operator enthusiasm for the Reference Design Kit (RDK) is growing dramatically -  and rightly so -  as major operators in North America ...
Tim Hermes, BTR Founder and Publisher

I'm a Believer

06/11/2014 I guess it was 3D that made me sketchy. 3D's quiet fade-to-black was not really covered heavily by us media types. Maybe it will be back. But ...

White Papers & Special Reports

Blazing a Trail to DOCSIS 3.1

July 31, 2014 Cable operators can never rest on their laurels – or their old standards. DOCSIS 3.0 is fast, of course. But its competito...

Revolutionizing Metro Ethernet Networks

July 10, 2014 The increased adoption of cloud technology and applications is having a significant impact on metro networks.  But it...
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HEVC: New Tools, New Challenges

June 26, 2014 High Efficiency Video Coding (HEVC) is the next step in video compression. Cable operators will use it in two ways: To mak...

Managing the challenges of UHF leakage and interference to LTE

June 19, 2014 For decades cable operators have managed signal leakage by monitoring in or near the 108-137 MHz VHF aeronautical band. A ...

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Guest Blog: RDK Application Framework Considerations

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Leakage, Ingress and Interference in Digital Cable Networks

March 13, 2014

Join us for BTR’s fourth Google Hangout – this time on UHF leakage and LTE interference – with Nick Segura (Charter) and Ron Hranac (Cisco).
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