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VCTI announced the appointment of Pragash Pillai to Board of Directors

VCTI Pragash Pillai Board of Directors
The Silicon Review
01 April, 2024

Industry pioneer brought operational excellence and experience expanding and enhancing broadband networks

VCTI, a renowned player in broadband and network technology, recently welcomed Pragash Pillai, a visionary executive, to its Board of Directors. Pillai, recognized as a member of the Cable TV Pioneers Class of 2023, brings a wealth of experience from his tenure as CTIO at Altice USA and previously as Senior Vice President of Infrastructure Engineering at Cablevision Systems. His background includes instrumental roles in Cablevision's acquisition of Bresnan Communications for $1.36 billion, underscoring his profound understanding of market dynamics and strategic planning. With a focus on optimizing efficiencies in deploying new technologies across expansive networks, Pillai's appointment signals VCTI's commitment to enhancing its operational capabilities.

Raj Singh, CEO of VCTI, expressed enthusiasm about Pillai's addition to the team, citing his track record of driving significant results within enterprise teams. Singh highlighted the pivotal role Pillai's telecom and cable experience will play as VCTI navigates the evolving landscape driven by BEAD funding. Pillai's expertise spans various telecommunications companies, notably as CTIO of Altice USA, where he spearheaded the FTTH program, achieving an impressive expansion rate of 1 million homes per year. His leadership also facilitated the seamless integration of Suddenlink and Cablevision following Altice's acquisition. Pillai expressed admiration for VCTI's agility and ability to swiftly address market challenges with practical solutions. He emphasized VCTI's unique capabilities in optimizing broadband investments for service providers and communities, expressing confidence in the company's potential for significant impact and growth.