Execs from Comcast, Charter, DirecTV headline Senate pay-TV customer service hearing

Senators Rob Portman (R-Ohio) and Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.) have announced the witnesses (aka those getting grilled) for their upcoming hearings on pay-TV customer service.

Among those sitting in warm chairs: Tom Karinshak, senior VP for customer service at Comcast (NASDAQ: CMCSA); John Keib, former executive VP and COO for residential services at Time Warner Cable (NYSE: TWC); Kathleen "Kip" Mayo, executive VP for customer operations at Charter Communications (NASDAQ: CHTR); Rasesh Patel, senior VP for product management at AT&T Entertainment Group (NYSE: T); and Kathleen Schneider, senior VP for operations at Dish Network (NASDAQ: DISH).

The hearings start on Thursday, June 23 at 10 a.m. EST. 

You can read more about them on Sen. Portman's web site

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