Steven Simmons

Years in Cable: 38

Education: Cornell University

The days of RCN and Grande being “mere” competitors to the big MSOs are gone thanks to the triple threat of Gdovin, Holanda and Simmons. Among their achievements has been the acquisition of Wave Broadband, making RCN Grande one of the largest independent MSOs in the country. The company has continued the fight for video fairness by challenging key content and vertical merges, including AT&T/Time Warner.

Best advice your mom or dad ever gave you? “Live life fully. Really love your children.”

Your social media platform of choice? Instagram

What product or service could you not live without? High speed internet

What’s the first thing you read in the morning? New York Times, Wall Street Journal

What does the future look like for skinny bundles and flexible packaging? We need to have these to offer the customer what they are demanding.

Last show I binged not on my network(s): “The Crown,” “Justified” and “Collateral”

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