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Membership Types/Rates

SCTE offers several membership options for both individuals and organizations within the cable telecommunications industry. For a full listing of benefits for both individual and organizational members, click here .

Individual Memberships

Executive Membership

Open to those in an organizational management or leadership capacity who has an interest in the purposes of the Society or who is employed full or part time in the engineering or technical operations, cable television, broadband communications or broadcasting systems. The individual must hold a position of director or higher and the dues for this membership level are $150 a year. If you are an existing professional member and would like to move to Executive membership, please call SCTE Member Services at (800) 542-5040 or email rfenton@scte.org

Learn more about Executive Membership

Professional Membership

Open to any person who has an interest in the purposes of the Society or who is employed full or part time in the engineering or technical operations, cable television, broadband communications or broadcasting systems. A professional membership is $85 a year. 

Learn more about Professional Membership  

Calendar Year Memberships

All individual members will be moving to a calendar year membership shortly (January – December). Members will be provided with additional detail during their invoice period. Going forward, the renewal period will begin October 1st.

All new individual members are welcome to join at any time, however membership is based on the calendar year (January - December) and not the anniversary of your join date. If you join between, July – September, you only need to pay 50% of the dues rate. Those joining during the renewal period (October – December) will start receiving benefits during that time and their membership will extend through the rest of next year.

Payment methods

Save with multiple-year membership options

SCTE now offers multi-year discounts (up to five years). The longer you extend your membership, the more you save. 

The chart below illustrates the savings possible: 

Membership Years
Professional Dues
Executive Dues
Savings
1 Year $85 $150 $0
2 Years $160 $290 $10
3 Years $240 $435 $15
4 Years $320 $580 $20
5 Years $400 $725 $25

Corporate Alliance Program

A strategic partnership between cable industry corporations and SCTE, the Corporate Alliance Program includes a wide variety of opportunities including discounted membership rates for their employees. If your company is part of the Corporate Alliance Program, click here for more information on how to join SCTE through your company. If you are interested in more information on the Corporate Alliance Program, contact membership@scte.org

Lifetime Membership - $950

Avoid future price changes and the hassle of annual renewal invoices with the brand-new lifetime professional membership category. As a lifetime professional member, your one-time payment of $950 allows you to take advantage of all of the benefits of SCTE without having to renew annually. To ensure continuous membership with no hassles, this membership option is for you.

In Transition Members

Individuals who have been displaced from a job within the broadband industry are eligible to receive a 50% discount on SCTE professional membership dues. If you are currently in transition, please call SCTE Member Services at (800) 542-5040 or email membership@scte.org.

Retired Members

Any current active SCTE member who is no longer employed full-time in the broadband industry, has been a member in good standing for a minimum of 3 years and is at least 55 years of age may apply for retired membership status. If you recently retired and need to apply for this membership status, please call SCTE Member Services at (800) 542-5040 or email membership@scte.org.

Disabled Members

Disabled persons are eligible for Retired member status, regardless of age. Fully disabled is defined as the inability to continue working in full-time employment due to illness, injury or other debilitating problem.

Student Members

Individuals who are not holding full-time employment and pursuing an engineering or technical degree or certificate at an accredited college, university or technical trade school are eligible for student membership. SCTE requires enrollment verification and expected completion date. Student membership is limited to 4 years. If you currently hold a professional membership and need to apply for a student membership, please call SCTE Member Services at (800) 542-5040 or email membership@scte.org.

Corporate Memberships

Conceived as a true strategic partnership between corporate members and SCTE, 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.

Learn more about the Corporate Alliance Partner Program

SCTE Standards Program Members

This membership offers cable telecommunications organizations an opportunity to participate in the creation, development and review of technical standards and best practices through the industry's only ANSI-accredited forum for the development of technical specifications supporting cable telecommunications. Visit the SCTE Standards Program Section  to learn more about the benefits of membership and dues.