Nazarov and his team have focused intently on providing better service to Cablevision’s customers. And as part of that effort, they developed infrastructure that increased broadband speeds more than 60 percent for the company’s core Optimum Online service—provided to customers at no incremental cost. Now Cablevision customers can access their services in even more places out of the home, are safer on the Internet, and experience fewer disruptions. “Diversity,” he says, “is the state of acceptance of all human permutations.”

How do you define success?

I think of success as the state of reaching personal or business goals while being happy or at least satisfied. To me successful means “happily seeing through desired results.”

How do you define diversity?

Diversity is the state of acceptance of all human permutations. Equally, readily, unconditionally.

What is the best business advice you ever received?

Have the will to try harder than anyone else.

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Another Locast Launch

Nonprofit local broadcast TV streaming service Locast launched in Indianapolis, delivering 42 channels. The streamer is now available in 24 markets. Locast is currently involved in a legal fight with

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