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Document Details


Title: John Sie
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Cable Center. Barco Library. Special Collections
Collection: Cable Center Oral History Collection
Description: Mr. Sie's education and expertise include electrophysics, aerospace, cable operations, technology and programming. He has used his skills, knowledge and creativity to impact cable programming and technology and lead the industry in HDTV, fiber optics, telco/cable issues and direct broadcast systems (DBS). Sie was the founding Chairman of PrimeStar Partners, cable television industry's DBS entity and most recently, has pioneered Subscription Video-On-Demand or SVOD. Mr. Sie is considered by many to be the discoverer of the multiplex concept.
URL: http://www.cablecenter.org/education/library/oralHistoryDetails.cfm?id=168
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 2003 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Sie, John
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker occupation: Broadcasting executive; Business executive
Document date: 13-Aug-2003
Interviewer: Southwick, Tom
Locations discussed: North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Broadcasting; Cable television--United States; North America; Oral history; Telecommunication cables; United States
ASP release: 2006-01
Document code: OHI0033778-37066