Press Release: Decisive Communications, Inc. joins SCTE/ISBE Corporate Alliance Program

October 10, 2016 04:53 PM

Urbana, Md. - Decisive Communications, Inc., a turn-key solution based organization that provides a full suite of services in the telecommunications industry, today announced it has joined the Corporate Alliance Program of the Society of Cable Telecommunications Engineers (SCTE) and its global arm, the International Society of Broadband Experts (ISBE).

Decisive Communications is the first telecommunications contractor to become a member of the SCTE/ISBE Corporate Alliance Program, joining corporate members including Charter Communications, Comcast and Cox Communications. The program enables cable operators and vendors of all sizes jointly to address industry issues, to develop solutions and prepare for emerging technologies, and to dramatically expand access to training and education available through SCTE/ISBE and its chapters.

"Decisive Communications is proud to be the first contractor to join the SCTE/ISBE Corporate Alliance Program, building on our commitment to deliver top quality and professional services to our clients," said Timithy B. Harwood, CEO of Decisive Communications.

"As we expand our Engineering line of services, our membership in this one-of-a-kind program will provide our engineers and technicians with the same high-quality, SCTE/ISBE-certified training that is utilized by our partner cable and telecommunications clients,” added Scott C. Shelley, Executive Vice President of Engineering & Operations of Decisive Communications and an SCTE/ISBE Executive Member.

Based in Urbana, Md., Decisive Communications provides services for MSOs including Comcast and Time Warner Cable (Now Charter Communications). Decisive Communications also offers an array of services for government clients and companies, such as Level 3 Communications, Lumos Networks, Shentel, ExteNet Systems and T-Mobile Communications.

Decisive Communications delivers customers versatile and carefully-managed workforces in the following areas: Broadband Fulfillment Services, Fulfillment Support Services, Construction, Engineering and Construction Management, Network Engineering Services Design, Maintenance and Repair, Fiber Restoration, Specialty Services, Technical and Engineering Staffing and Information Technology Development and Use, all designed to create an end-to-end experience for their clients.

Conceived as a true strategic partnership between corporate members and SCTE/ISBE, the Corporate Alliance Program includes a wide variety of opportunities for all constituencies to influence the training roadmap from the executive to the field level, and to leverage the work of other Corporate Alliance partners. The program and entry fees have been structured to ensure that members of all sizes have an opportunity to get maximum value from participation.

The program offers operators the ability to choose among a variety of benefits, including discounts on:

  • Individual employee SCTE/ISBE memberships;
  • Access to the wide array of professional SCTE/ISBE training and certifications, including SCTE/ISBE’s patent-pending CORTEX Expert Development System™;
  • Downloads and registrations for SCTE/ISBE online courses; and
  • Seats at SCTE/ISBE Leadership Institute programs at the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth and the GeorgiaTech Scheller College of Business.

For more information on the Corporate Alliance Program, visit

The Society of Cable Telecommunications Engineers (SCTE) is part of a unique ecosystem that has the power to prepare the workforce to meet the ever-changing demands of the Telecommunications Industry. Our members can realize streamlined delivery of products and services, improved customer satisfaction, and increased employee retention rates directly impacting business results. In cooperation with our partners, CableLabs® and NCTA, SCTE prepares tomorrow’s telecommunications leaders by communicating new Industry trends and technology, developing standards, and delivering relevant training and certification programs to enhance members’ expertise and professional development. SCTE and its global brand, the International Society of Broadband Experts (ISBE), build value for corporate, vendor, and individual members by creating peer networking opportunities, professional mentoring, and communication of Industry information. Visit Connect with SCTE at

About Decisive Communications, Inc. :

Decisive Communications is a turn-key solution based organization providing a full suite of services in the telecommunications industry. Founded in the Mid-Atlantic region in 2004, Decisive Communications now provides services from New England to the Southeast. Decisive Communications has earned a reputation for their exceptional customer care and knowledge of state-of-the-art technology. In addition to MSO clients such as Comcast and Time Warner Cable (Now Charter Communications), Decisive Communications also provides services for commercial retail companies and a number of state and federal government entities. For more information, visit

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