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➢ 41 sports will be contested at the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games.

➢ There will be 7,000 hours of programming hours across NBCU, and 5,500+ hours of coverage across NBC Sports Digital Platforms.

➢ 206 countries and territories took part in the Parade of Nations at the Opening Ceremony.

➢ Four sports are making their Olympic debuts: skateboarding, surfing, sport climbing and karate.

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“Pat Esser’s contribution to our industry has been invaluable. He’s a true cable success story, rising through the ranks from local executive to company CEO. Throughout, he has represented the heart and soul of our industry, always committed first to the welfare of Cox customers and employees. Pat has been a leader and innovator in cable marketing; a visionary in cable operations and technology; an ally and champion for diversity, equity, and inclusion; and a thoughtful, forward-looking President & CEO of his company. He has also been a stalwart for NCTA over the years, dynamically leading our Board of Directors and trade show several times. As one of our industry’s most trusted and authentic voices, Pat has immense credibility with policy makers. He has helped provide a strong presence for our industry here in Washington and always has committed Cox Communications to the public good. I will miss Pat enormously as a friend, mentor, and advisor on all of our critical issues. We wish only the very best for him in his next chapter. We’re looking forward to working with Mark Greatrex, another formidable presence in our industry who will be a positive force as we move into the future.”
– NCTA president/CEO Michael Powell on the retirement of Pat Esser

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