The 25 highest-paid executives in cable, telecom and wireless

It’s that time of year again when we sift through an avalanche of regulatory filings to find the highest-paid executives.

This year, we once again present the highest-paid executives across pay TV, telecom and wireless as a unified list, since many are prominent in all three industries. These figures are from last year but are the most recent available.

Click through the above slideshow to see the 25 highest-paid executives.


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Some notable executives didn’t make the cut for various reasons. Altice USA has yet to disclose executive compensation packages. Charter CEO Tom Rutledge, Sprint CEO Marcelo Claure, Frontier CEO Daniel McCarthy, Windstream CEO Tony Thomas and former Verizon exec Marni Walden narrowly missed making the list; and no one from Dish Network’s executive team even came close.

Make sure to revisit the highest-paid executives list from 2017.

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