NCTA — The Internet & Television Association

About NCTA

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We are NCTA — The Internet & Television Association 

We represent innovators and creators – an industry building the world’s most powerful technology platform and creating exciting content and services that entertain, inform and inspire consumers every day.

Just as technology is transforming media and connectivity is unleashing entertainment, NCTA must adapt to reflect the vibrancy, diversity and spirit of our members.

MISSION

To bring together diverse perspectives to forge and promote consensus so all our members can continue to drive the industry forward: from policy, to content creation, to delivering compelling consumer experiences.

VISION

We believe in a technology and entertainment future that will advance innovation, inspire creativity, unleash connectivity, and exceed consumer expectations for a wide range of high-quality services.

Leadership

Michael Powell
Michael Powell
President & CEO
James M. Assey
James M. Assey
Executive Vice President
K. Dane Snowden
K. Dane Snowden
Chief Operating Officer
William Check
William Check
Senior Vice President, Technology and Chief Technology Officer
Rick Chessen
Rick Chessen
Senior Vice President, Legal and Regulatory Affairs and Chief Legal Officer
Brian Dietz
Brian Dietz
Senior Vice President, Strategic Communications
Neal Goldberg
Neal Goldberg
General Counsel
Mark Kulish
Mark Kulish
Senior Vice President, Finance and Administration and CFO
Joanna McIntosh
Joanna McIntosh
Senior Vice President and Chief, Government Relations
Rob Rubinovitz
Rob Rubinovitz
Vice President, Research and Economic Analysis
Jared Sher
Jared Sher
Chief Counsel, Program Network Policy & Deputy General Counsel
Rob Stoddard
Rob Stoddard
Senior Vice President, Industry & Association Affairs
Eleanor Winter
Eleanor Winter
Senior Vice President, Special Projects

Board of Directors

Board member

Patrick Esser

CHAIRMAN
President, Cox Communications, Inc.

Dave Watson

VICE CHAIRMAN
President & CEO, Comcast Cable and Senior EVP, Comcast Corporation

Gary Shorman

TREASURER
President & CEO, Eagle Communications

Bob Bakish

SECRETARY
President & CEO, Viacom, Inc.

Michael K. Powell

EX-OFFICIO MEMBER
President & CEO, NCTA

Thomas M. Rutledge

IMMEDIATE PAST CHAIRMAN
Chairman & CEO, Charter Communications

Paul Buccieri

President, A+E Networks Group

Charlie Collier

CEO, Fox Entertainment

Frank M. Drendel

Chairman, CommScope Holding Company, Inc.

Ronald Duncan

CEO & Co-Founder, General Communication, Inc.

John D. Evans

Chairman & CEO, Evans Telecommunications Company

Alfred Liggins, III

CEO, Urban One

Pat McAdaragh

President & CEO, Midco

David Nevins

Chairman and CEO, Showtime Networks & Chief Creative Officer, CBS Corp.

John Pascarelli

Executive Vice President, Operations, Mediacom Communications Corp

James Pitaro

Co-Chairman, Disney Media Networks & President, ESPN

Josh Sapan

President & CEO, AMC Networks

Richard Sjoberg

President & CEO, Sjoberg's, Inc.

John Stankey

CEO, WarnerMedia

David M. Zaslav

President & CEO, Discovery, Inc.

Membership

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Title
Cable System Membership
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Benefits

  • Representation on Capitol Hill, at the Federal Communications Commission and at other government agencies

  • Special Reports

  • Participation in the Election of Board Members

  • Expertise of NCTA Staff

Eligibility

Any person, firm or corporation engaged in the business of operating a franchised cable television system is eligible for membership in NCTA. 


SMATV (Satellite Master Antenna Television System), MMDS (Multiple Distribution System) and DBS (Direct Broadcast Satellite) systems are not eligible for Membership. System membership is not open to any incumbent local exchange carrier unless that company was a System member as of February 8, 1996. 


NCTA Bylaws require that a company bring into membership all cable systems that it owns or controls. "Owns or controls" is defined as having a 25% or greater interest in a cable system.


Dues

Membership dues are calculated based on total gross revenues derived from the provision of cable services, are charged annually and are paid on a quarterly basis. For details, please download a cable system membership applicationFor information about membership, please call NCTA's Industry & Association Affairs Department at (202) 222-2430, or email [email protected]

Title
Cable Programmer Membership
Content

Benefits

  • Representation on Capitol Hill, at the Federal Communications Commission and at other government agencies

  • Special Reports

  • Participation in the Election of Board Members

  • Expertise of NCTA Staff


Eligibility

Any person, firm or corporation that, by means other than broadcasting, provides or distributes programming for retransmission by cable systems qualifies for Programmer Membership in NCTA.

Dues

Program Network member dues payments to NCTA are calculated based on total gross revenues from direct and indirect U.S. cable sales and are charged on an annual basis. For details, please download a programmer membership application.

For information about membership, please call NCTA's Industry & Association Affairs Department at (202) 222-2430, or email [email protected]

Title
Associate Membership
Content

Benefits

  • Participation in the Election of Board Members

  • Expertise of NCTA Staff

Eligibility

Any person, firm or corporation engaged in the manufacture or distribution of hardware or software products, other than programming, used in cable television systems qualifies for Associate membership in NCTA.


Dues

Associate member dues are based on total gross revenues from direct and indirect U.S. sales or distribution to the cable industry and are charged on an annual basis. For details, please download an associate membership application.


For information about membership, please call NCTA's Industry & Association Affairs Department at (202) 222-2430, or email [email protected]

Title
Affiliate Membership
Content

Benefits

  • Expertise of NCTA Staff

Eligibility

Any person, firm or corporation which provides a service to cable television systems, e.g., law firms, consulting firms, brokerage firms, banking institutions, etc., qualifies for Affiliate membership in NCTA.


Dues

Dues are a flat fee charged on an annual basis. For details, please download an affiliate membership application

For information about membership, please call NCTA's Industry & Association Affairs Department at (202) 222-2430, or email [email protected]

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NCTA Member Companies
Content

A+E Networks
Africa Channel
Alticast, Inc.
AMC Networks Inc.
ARRIS  
Blonder-Tongue Labs, Inc.
Bortz Media & Sports Group, Inc.
Broken Bow TV
Cadent Technologies 
Carlsen Resources, Inc.
Casa Systems
Castalia Communications Corp. 
CEA Associates, LLC
Charter Communications
Cim-Tel Cable, Inc.
Clear Creek Mutual Telephone
Coltontel
Comcast NBCUniversal
CommScope, Inc.
Conax As
Consolidated Cable Solutions
Cox Communications, Inc.
C-SPAN
Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
Discovery, Inc.
Disney Media Networks
Duff & Phelps, LLC
Eagle Communications
EWTN Global Catholic Network
Federated Wireless Inc
Fox Networks Group
GCI Cable Inc.
Hallmark Channel (Crown Media Holdings)
Hood Canal Cablevision
Horowitz Associates, Inc. 
ION Media Networks
JNR Adjustment Company, Inc.
Mediacom Communications Corporation
Midco
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky & Popeo, P.C.
Mountain Zone TV
National Geographic Channel (NGC)
Nelson County Cablevision Inc.
Ovation TV
Rasenberger Media LLC
RBC Daniels
ReelzChannel
REVOLT Media & TV
RIDE TV
Sand Cherry Associates 
Service Electric Cablevision 
Sherman & Howard L.L.C.
Showtime Networks
Sjoberg's, Inc
SonLife Broadcasting Network 
Sony Movie Channel
Stifel Financial Corporation
Technetix
Telecon
TV One
Univision Communications Inc.
UP
Viacom Media Networks
Viamedia
Vivicast Media, LLC
Vyve Broadband
WarnerMedia
Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice
Xavient Information Systems
Zodiac Interactive

Our Facilities

NCTA opens the doors of its Capitol Hill headquarters to showcase a wide array of cutting-edge technology and multimedia theater, providing its member companies and their affiliates with an exciting opportunity to develop and expand their Washington, D.C. presence.