CableLabs' McKinney helps cable TV stay in the innovation game

Phil McKinney, CableLabsThe cable television industry in the recent past could hardly be called innovative. But that has changed as a slew of disruptive technologies, including online video, rapidly developing mobile devices, and other pay-TV entrants, such as IPTV providers and their fiber-based networks, challenged traditional cable's dominance. That's where CableLabs President and CEO Phil McKinney comes in. McKinney spoke with FierceCable's Dan Frankel about meeting the industry's mandate to accelerate development cycles for products such as DOCSIS 3.1, Wi-Fi and 4K and to bring stodgy old set-tops into the 21st century. Click here to read how McKinney is playing the cable innovation game.

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