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Annual Cable Industry Fly-In Brings Hundreds to Washington for Meetings with Congress

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Annual Cable Industry Fly-In Brings Hundreds to Washington for Meetings with Congress

Washington, D.C. – Over 200 cable industry executives from across the U.S. are in Washington this week to meet with members of Congress to highlight local projects and discuss how the industry and policymakers can continue to make America a global internet leader. The fly-in is part of NCTA – The Internet & Television Association’s annual Key Contact Conference which connects industry representatives with legislators to highlight the impact cable makes in communities across America.

Issues that will be highlighted include:

  • The industry’s investments to bring ultra-fast broadband to all corners of America;
  • A preview of the cable industry’s new 10G — or 10 gigabit — network vision that is the technology platform of the future;
  • The need for a technology-neutral federal online privacy framework that puts consumers in control of their private data;
  • The importance of additional spectrum to ensure America’s Wi-Fi networks can continue to grow and get faster.

These meetings on Capitol Hill provide industry employees the opportunity to share local stories and discuss with Members and staff the way public policy issues and legislative proposals affect innovation, investment and their constituents in communities everywhere.

The Key Contact Conference is in its 26th year and participants hail from NCTA’s member companies around the country.