February 18, 2020
Las Vegas, Nev. – The National Cable Television Cooperative (NCTC), representing more than 750 broadband and cable operators serving all 50 states has completed an agreement with CCI Systems, Inc. to provide cost-effective access to Cisco hardware, software and support. Under the new agreement, NCTC member operators will be able to purchase Cisco products at preferred pricing through CCI Systems, a Cisco Gold Partner. Members will also gain access to CCI’s SmartNet advisory services which include hardware and software recommendations with an eye on cost reduction.
CCI Systems will also offer NCTC members project-based consulting support on network builds and expansions via their network wide assessment services along with many types of project-based services that span Member networks for both inside and outside plant.
“We’re proud to partner with CCI. They’ve been a trusted provider to our members and the industry as a whole for over 60 years, and this agreement demonstrates CCI’s commitment to giving independent cable and broadband providers attractive pricing for Cisco product offerings and CCI’s expert services,” said Rob Smith, NCTC’s Senior Director of Procurement Services. “NCTC is focused on developing strategic partnerships with companies that recognize the value of a relationship with our 750-plus member operator community.”
“We are thrilled with our continued partnership with the NCTC,” said CCI’s Executive Vice President, Mac Plymale. “Expanding our offerings through this agreement to include the decades of experience and knowledge offered in network assessments and consulting services will help ensure a cost effective solution.”
About the National Cable Television Cooperative
The National Cable Television Cooperative, Inc. (NCTC) is a Kansas-based, not-for-profit corporation that operates as a programming and hardware purchasing organization for its member companies who own and operate cable systems throughout the U.S. NCTC seeks to maximize current and future opportunities to ensure the profitability, competitive stature and long-term sustainability of its member companies. NCTC represents more than 750 small and mid-sized independent cable and broadband operators across the U.S., in programming and technology acquisition. NCTC is actively engaged in helping network providers and suppliers evolve their business models to deploy new video/data solutions to match the changes in the media landscape.
National Cable Television Cooperative, Inc.