Denver — About 500 of the most powerful people in cable gathered here at The Cable Center to witness the induction of six more industry stalwarts into cable's Hall of Fame.
The 2003 honorees are:
Julian Brodsky, founder, director and vice chairman of Comcast Corp.
Gustave Hauser, who served as chairman and CEO of Warner Cable Communications (later becoming Warner-Amex Cable Communications) from 1973–1983, and created QUBE, cable's early foray into interactive television.
John Sie, founder, CEO and chairman of Starz Encore Group.
Walter Kaitz, legislative council for the California Cable Telecommunications Association from 1960 until his death in 1979. Spencer Kaitz accepted the honor on his father's behalf.
John Hendricks, founder, chairman and CEO of Discovery Communications Inc.
Robert Tarlton, a cable pioneer credited with creating the first coaxial cable system in Lansford, Pa., in 1950.