As chief operating officer of Cablevision Systems Corporation, Tom Rutledge is responsible for overseeing the company's telecommunications business; cable television, high-speed data and voice; and Lightpath, the company's all Ethernet carrier-grade business provider â€“ all branded as Optimum Networks. He also oversees Cablevision Media Sales and its suite of advanced advertising products, Clearview Cinemas and the company's local media properties, which include News 12 Networks, MSG Varsity and two of the nation's largest daily newspapers, Newsday and amNewYork.
Mr. Rutledge joined Cablevision in 2002. Since then, Cablevision completed a multi-billion dollar transition to an all-digital, fiber optic network passing nearly 6.0 million homes and businesses in the tri-state area in and around New York City and the Rocky Mountain States of Montana, Wyoming, Colorado and Utah.
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