Podcast—Charter executive calls customer data collection a 'concern'

At the Pay TV Show in Denver last month, Charter senior VP of video products, Gary Schanman, declared the amount of data being collected on consumers a "concern." (Charter)(Charter Communications)

DENVER—It was just a little more than a month after Charter joined Comcast and Cox in announcing a new consortium to develop and sell addressable advertising. 

Still, at our Pay TV Show in Denver in May, Charter senior VP of video products, Gary Schanman, declared the amount of data being collected on consumers a "concern."

"The amount of data being collected without awareness by consumers is tremendous," he said. "That's something we're proud of defending, and others aren't."

This was just one of a broad range of provocative topics discussed in our morning plenary panel, "The MVPD Roundtable: Innovating in a New Age of Television."

You can hear everything that was discussed right here in this podcast. (Note that you can hear more podcasts like this one by subscribing to FierceCable Radio on Stitcher and iTunes.)