April 20, 2021
More than 200 GCI employees are SCTE members, putting GCI’s representation nearly on par with large national carriers
ANCHORAGE, Alaska – GCI Vice President of Engineering Victor Esposito has been elected to the Society of Cable Telecommunications Engineers (SCTE) board of directors. SCTE, a subsidiary of CableLabs, has been a cable telecommunications leader for more than 50 years and is critical for the advancement of technology, standards and workforce education within the industry.
Including Esposito, SCTE and CableLabs jointly appointed and approved eight new members and the SCTE membership elected three vendor and three at-large members to round out the group of 14. Members represent a variety of telecommunication companies, including Charter Communication, Cox Communications, Comcast Communications, Rogers Communications, Mediacom, and more.
“It’s an honor to represent GCI on the board of one of the most-influential and well-respected organizations in the telecommunications industry,” said Esposito. “With representation on SCTE’s board of directors, GCI is even better positioned as an industry leader at the forefront of broadband, video, wireless and mobile technology advancement.”
More than 200 GCI employees are SCTE members, ensuring that GCI is well-informed and well-positioned as it navigates the challenges of the dynamic and competitive telecom industry.
SCTE is a non-profit professional association for the advancement of technology, standards and workforce education related to cable telecommunications engineering. Founded in 1969 as The Society of Cable Television Engineers, SCTE and its global arm, the International Society of Broadband Experts (ISBE), have a current membership of more than 19,000 individuals.
Headquartered in Alaska, GCI provides data, mobile, video, voice and managed services to consumer, business, government, and carrier customers throughout Alaska, serving more than 200 communities. The company has invested more than $3 billion in its Alaska network and facilities over the past 40 years and recently launched true standards-based 5G NR service in Anchorage, now the nation’s northernmost 5G service area. Learn more about GCI at www.gci.com. GCI is a wholly owned subsidiary of Liberty Broadband Corporation (Nasdaq: LBRDA, LBRDK, LBRDP). Learn more about Liberty Broadband at http://www.libertybroadband.com.