This past year Cable One completed its spinoff from Graham Holding as an independent, publicly traded company—and Laulis couldn’t be more confident about the move. “After years of explaining our shift in this direction, we believe that our continued strong financial results provide compelling evidence that our strategy is sound,” she says. What’s more, the company is close to completing the rollout of 1 gig service across all service areas, is ramping up its enterprise business products and sales, and continues to improve operations efficiency, with the attrition of more than 5 percent of headcount in the past 12 months.

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