Proudly presenting my ColoradoBIZ profile of Mike Fries, a cable industry globetrotter extraordinaire who spends the occasional evening belting out Bon Jovi songs for charity.
The Field of Dreams analogy is irresistible for a Goliath of a ballpark complex planned for northern Colorado. Here’s a look behind the scenes at the economics of youth sports, and how developers can profit from bringing kids to the field. From ColoradoBIZ.
Wave Broadband, one of the more innovative of independent cable companies, is getting acquired. Here’s an interview I did not so long ago with Wave’s Steve Friedman about the outside-the-lines strategy that ended up making this smallish regional company worth $2.4 billion. From The Cable Center’s series of oral histories.
The cable industry calls video’s migration to smartphones and tablets “TV Everywhere.” But the data behind the phenomenon tells a different story: TV still gets watched at home more than anywhere else, even over hand-held screens. Here’s what’s going on out there in TV land. Published by The Broadband Library.
An essay (and a bit of advice) about making sure the content you’re publishing for your organization isn’t a two-year old PowerPoint from Jonathan in Business Development, (who left last year anyway).
If your Internet connection is humming right along just about now, Peter Schultz is a big part of the reason why. Here’s my Q&A with the former Elvis wanna-be who came up with a way to transform fiber optics from the laboratory to the real world. Published in The Broadband Library.
A behind-the-scenes profile for Broadband Library on a first-of-its-kind initiative to deploy a speedy new data delivery technology known as DOCSIS 3.1 across the entire footprint of the cable company Mediacom Communications. There’s a sweet bit of serendipity and wordplay here involving a small California town. But you hafta read it to find it.
The Denver Broncos CEO is big on listening and skeptical about resolving conflict through email. And he gets nervous at home games. Here’s the backstory of the 2016 CEO of the Year selected by ColoradoBIZ.
Liberty Media’s John Malone opens up about Netflix, 5G, leadership and the curse of Balkanization. Here’s my interview from The Broadband Library.
Prolific Colorado business publisher Pat Wiesner calls it a day. Here’s my profile of a soft-spoken but hard-driving executive who made his mark in the publishing business. And on lotsa lives.