Schley, Stewart
October 2004
Multichannel News;10/11/2004, Vol. 25 Issue 41, p34
Interviews Mike Pandzik, president and CEO of the National Cable Television Cooperative Inc. (NCTC), about the cooperative. Basic rationale behind NCTC; Discussion of the formation of the cooperative; Opinion on the most dramatical change in the cable television industry as it relates to the role of NCTC; Views on industry consolidation.


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