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Former Time Warner Cable CEO and industry leader Glenn Britt dies
Former Time Warner Cable CEO and industry leader Glenn Britt dies

Glenn Britt, a former chairman and chief executive of Time Warner Cable and a leader in the pay-television industry for many years, died of cancer Wednesday at his New York City home at the age of 65. Britt, who retired from Time Warner Cable last year, spent close to 40 years working in media, much of it in the cable industry during a time of tremendous growth and expansion. When Britt started out with a cable system in New York City in 1974, most Americans still received television from antennae on their roofs. In a 2013 Los Angeles Times interview, Britt said when he started "there were dreams of offering television people would pay for," but most were "very skeptical...

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