(JACKSON, MISS.)  MCTA is pleased to announce Richard McCain as the recipient of the Travis Nabors Technical Award. The award was presented during the annual convention held at the Beau Rivage in Biloxi May 14-15.

Richard McCain of MetroCast began his cable career after serving his country as a marine for 8 years. He holds NCTA certifications as a master technician and master fiber technician. His co-workers describe him as an exceptional supervisors who has integrity, outstanding work ethic and is focused on customer service. He demands the best from his team and provides the same as their supervisor. McCain was also one of the first responders to the tornado that destroyed his hometown of Smithville.  McCain served as an integral part of the recovery efforts.

“We are pleased to present this award to Richard McCain of MetroCast,” said Frances Smith, MCTA President. “Our panel of judges and the MCTA Board feel Richard truly embodies the spirit of the Travis Nabors Award. We wish his all the best in his cable career.”

Each year, the Travis Nabors Technical Award is presented to the technician who demonstrates a conscientious and dedicated work ethic and who consistently provides innovative and practical solutions to common technical problems. The award is named in honor and memory of Travis Nabors who was a pioneer of MCTA and began his career as a technician before becoming general manager for The Columbus System.

Pictured with Travis Nabors Award Recipient is Rick Ferrall, MetroCast and Board of Directors for MCTA. 


The Mississippi Cable Telecommunications Association is a trade association dedicated to serving its cable operators for legislative representation and maintaining the highest levels of engagement in current industry issues; service to its associate members by providing access to their customers and service to cable subscribers by bringing together operators and associates to ensure the cable systems operating in Mississippi benefit from the technology and programming. today and tomorrow.