This weekend, The Communicators airs the fifth in a series of interviews taped at CES International, a show sponsored by the Consumer Electronics Association in Las Vegas. The interviews highlight some of the newest developments in TV, communications and consumer technology, as well as policy issues flowing from them. The Communicators spoke with technology industry leaders, policymakers, and with innovators showing technology products set to be unveiled this year.
Phil McKinney, the new President and CEO of CableLabs, discusses how he would like to guide Cable Labs. The CableLabs serve as the cable industry’s R&D division. Charla Rath, Vice President for wireless policy development at Verizon, discusses the crunch in spectrum over the next several years as more people use a widening array of mobile devices outside their homes.