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Oct 12-15: SCTE-ISBE Cable-Tec Expo

Oct 19-29: NAB New York

Oct 27: FCC October Open Commission Meeting

Nov 12: CableLabs Mobile Summit – Convergence

Dec 4: 2020 Cable TV Pioneers Induction Ceremony

Research

➢ 31% of shoppers plan to buy more gifts for more people this year because of sheltering in place rules that will bar them from visiting friends and family.

➢ Consumers now expect to do 65% of their holiday shopping virtually. 79% of streamers will do most of their shopping online, compared to 55% of non-streamers.

➢ 31% plan to buy a gift to support working from home for either themselves or someone else.

(Source: Roku 2020 Holiday Consumer Shopping Study)

Quotable

“I don’t know if you’ve seen ‘Hamilton’ the musical, but… I am now in a lot of the rooms where it happened, and I’m tired of being alone in those. I want to have more women there, I want to have more diversity in those rooms… I really do invest in that and make sure that for the rest of my career, I focus on how do we get more women, especially in tech… I think the more extraordinary women you attract, the more Black leaders you have, the more extraordinary Black talent you’ll attract. That virtuous cycle is what we need to kind of feed and accelerate.”
– Comcast evp/chief product and information security officer Noopur Davis during WICT’s Leadership Conference

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