Broadband Cable Association of Pennsylvania

2017 PENNSYLVANIA SOCIETY BROADBAND KICKOFF RECEPTION SPONSORS

SERVICE ELECTRIC CABLEVISION
Service Electric Cablevision, Inc., incorporated in early 1991, is one of several successor corporations to a community antenna television (now called cable television) business started by John and Margaret Walson in the spring of 1948. Today, Service Electric Television is a private, family owned cable business servicing over 250,000 subscribers located in approximately 250 communities in Central and Northeastern Pennsylvania and Northwestern New Jersey. On an industry-wide basis, Service Electric Television ranks as the 16th largest MSO. Service Electric Cablevision, an affiliate company of Service Electric Television, serves over 100,000 subscribers and 100 Pennsylvania communities in three operating regions.

COMCAST
Comcast Corporation is a global media and technology company with two primary businesses, Comcast Cable and NBCUniversal. Comcast Cable is one of the nation’s largest video, high-speed internet, and phone providers to residential customers under the XFINITY brand, and also provides these services to businesses. It also provides wireless and security and automation services to residential customers under the XFINITY brand. NBCUniversal operates news, entertainment and sports cable networks, the NBC and Telemundo broadcast networks, television production operations, television station groups, Universal Pictures and Universal Parks and Resorts.

AMC NETWORKS
Dedicated to producing quality programming and movie content for more than 30 years, AMC Networks Inc. owns and operates several of the most popular and award-winning brands in cable television. AMC, IFC, SundanceTV, WE tv, and IFC Films produce and deliver distinctive, compelling and culturally relevant content that engages audiences across multiple platforms. The company also operates BBC AMERICA through a joint venture with BBC Worldwide. In addition, the company operates AMC Networks International, its global division.

CROWN MEDIA FAMILY NETWORKS
Crown Media Family Networks is home to America’s most trusted family-friendly brands; Hallmark Channel and Hallmark Movies & Mysteries, both 24-hour cable networks. Built on the 100+ year legacy of the Hallmark brand, Hallmark Channel, Hallmark Movies & Mysteries and Hallmark Drama are leaders in quality original content, including movies, specials, scripted series, and lifestyle programming.

HBO
HBO is home to the shows that everyone is talking about – from groundbreaking series, documentaries and sports to the biggest blockbuster movies available anywhere. For over forty years, people who love entertainment have recognized HBO as the original – the first and best place to find the world’s most innovative programming. We believe that amazing things happen when gifted storytellers are allowed pursue their own vision in their own way. That’s why so many of television’s most creative minds make HBO their home. On traditional pay television, HBO operates seven 24-hour networks, including HBO Family, HBO Comedy and HBO Latino, which offers hit movies, boxing and a diverse array of series in Spanish. Pay TV subscribers can also watch over 150 hours of the best of HBO’s programming anytime, with HBO on Demand through their set-top boxes.

TIVO
We’re always innovating to create the ultimate entertainment experience. We touch the lives of binge-watching, music-loving, entertainment fanatics every day by delivering beautiful user experiences and enabling the world’s leading media and entertainment providers to nurture more meaningful relationships with their audiences. Our technology inventions run deep – from the creation of the interactive program guide to the DVR – and we continue to revolutionize how people find content in a chaotic, fragmented media landscape. It’s this “content chaos” and insatiable demand for media and entertainment that keep us inspired – to create products and licensable technology that ultimately enable people to find and enjoy the TV, movies and music they love. Through innovation, design, audience insights and customer dedication, we’re not only creating the next generation of entertainment. We’re creating the next generation of TiVo.

GDT
Founded in 1996, GDT is an award-winning, international multi-vendor IT solutions provider and Cisco Gold Partner. GDT specializes in the consulting, designing, deploying, and managing of advanced technology solutions for businesses, service providers, government, and healthcare. The GDT team of expert architects and engineers maintain the highest level certifications to translate the latest ideas and technologies into innovative solutions that realize the vision of business leaders.

MSG NETWORKS
An industry leader in sports production, and content development and distribution, MSG Networks Inc. owns and operates two award-winning regional sports and entertainment networks, MSG Network (MSG) and MSG+, and a live streaming and video on demand platform, MSG GO. The networks are home to 10 professional sports teams, delivering live games of the New York Knicks; New York Rangers; New York Islanders; New Jersey Devils; Buffalo Sabres; New York Liberty; New York Red Bulls and the Westchester Knicks, as well as coverage of the New York Giants and Buffalo Bills. Each year, MSG and MSG+ collectively telecast approximately 500 live professional games, along with a comprehensive lineup of other sporting events, including college football and basketball, and critically-acclaimed original programming. The gold standard for regional broadcasting, MSG Networks has won 162 New York Emmy Awards over the past ten years.

REVOLT
REVOLT is focused on expertly curating the best of the best in music and engaging youth in social conversation – on-air, on-line, on-demand. The multi-genre, multi-platform network offers breaking music news, videos, artist interviews, exclusive performances, and original programming. Attracting over 50 million young adults through television, digital properties, social and mobile, REVOLT is accessible 24/7 – anytime, anywhere, any screen. Launched in broadcast in October 2013, REVOLT is available on DIRECTV, AT&T U-verse TV, Charter Spectrum, Comcast Xfinity, Verizon FiOS, CenturyLink Prism TV, Suddenlink, Frontier Communications, Comporium and Cincinnati Bell, as well as OTT platforms FuboTV and FilmOn. REVOLT is also available internationally in the Bahamas on Cable Bahamas, the Cayman Islands on Westel, in Jamaica, Barbados, Nevis, Anguilla and Trinidad on Digicel, and in Trinidad on Massy Communications.

A+E NETWORKS
A+E Networks® is an award-winning, global media content company offering consumers a diverse communications environment ranging from linear channels to websites, gaming, watch apps and educational software. A+E Networks is comprised of A&E®, Lifetime®, HISTORY®, H2®, Lifetime Movies, FYI™, VICELAND® and Blaze™ as well as its own long-form production division A+E Studios™; film division, A&E IndieFilms®; A+E Networks Digital®; digital storytelling hub, 45th & Dean™; strategic investment division, A+E Ventures™; and A+E Networks Consumer Products™. A+E Networks’ channels and branded programming reach more than 335 million households in over 200 territories in 42 languages. A+E Networks is a joint venture of Disney-ABC Television Group and Hearst.

AT&T SPORTSNET
AT&T SPORTSNET is the regional sports network home of the Pittsburgh Pirates and Penguins, delivering more than 350 live events each year. The network’s extensive offering of live events and ancillary programming is available full-time in HD reaching 3 million cable and satellite homes. AT&T SPORTSNET also carries sports programming featuring the Pittsburgh Steelers, University of Pittsburgh, Penn State, Villanova, Notre Dame, the ACC and Big 123 among others.

REELZ
REELZ is a leading independent cable and satellite general entertainment network that is home to factual entertainment, television events, miniseries, movies and series featuring big stories and big stars. Programming ranges from the critically acclaimed and award-winning The Kennedys to Autopsy: The Last Hours Of…, Celebrity Legacies, Celebrity Page, Hollywood Scandals, Murder Made Me Famous, the miniseries The Kennedys-After Camelot and much more that connects directly to the world of entertainment. REELZ also showcases top movie and entertainment expert Leonard Maltin who provides specific on-air recommendations for movies viewers can watch at home.