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Statement of NCTA Regarding the FCC’s Proposed Open Internet Rules

“The cable industry supports an Open Internet and will continue to provide consumers unfettered access to legal content of their choosing. We look forward to participating in the discussion about the best path forward to ensuring that American consumers enjoy a vibrant and open Internet experience while the marketplace encourages continued investment and innovation in our networks.”
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NCTA Statement Regarding New CTIA Head

"We congratulate both Meredith and CTIA on this exciting news. During a time of rapid change and exciting developments in the communications and media marketplace, Meredith Attwell Baker is an excellent choice to lead CTIA - The Wireless Association. Meredith brings to CTIA an impressive telecommunications policy resume plus a passion for looking ahead at what’s next."
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Statement of NCTA Regarding Today's FCC Action on the Connect America Fund

"We applaud the FCC's decision to move forward with a competitive bidding mechanism for universal service high-cost support in limited areas, but remain concerned that meaningful reform of this outdated subsidy regime will remain a distant vision for most areas of the country.
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FCC Chairman Thomas Wheeler, FCC Commissioners, FCC Bureau Chiefs Headline List of Public Policy Officials Addressing The Cable Show 2014

Washington, D.C. – April 17, 2014 – Federal Communications Commission Chairman Thomas Wheeler, FCC Commissioners, FCC Bureau Chiefs and key congressional staffers are among the list of policy leaders who will address The Cable Show 2014 in Los Angles April 29 to May 1 to share their views on the future of the U.S. communications landscape.
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Statement of NCTA Regarding Confirmation of Terrell McSweeny to the Federal Trade Commission

"We congratulate Terrell McSweeny on her confirmation to serve on the Federal Trade Commission (FTC). With a tenure in government service at the Senate, White House and Department of Justice, she brings significant policy experience and knowledge that will serve her well as commissioner. Now that the FTC is complete with all five members, we look forward to working with Ms.
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NCTA AND SHORTSHD™ LAUNCH 48-HOUR STUDENT FILM COMPETITION DURING THE CABLE SHOW 2014 WITH COLUMBIA COLLEGE CHICAGO, LOYOLA MARYMOUNT UNIVERSITY, NEW YORK FILM ACADEMY, and UCLA

Industry Judges Include Ovation Network CEO Charles Segars, ShortsHD CEO Carter Pilcher, Deadline Hollywood Legal Editor Dominic Patten, Academy Award® Winning Producer Nick Reed and Film Legend Rutger Hauer
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Michael Powell Testimony on REAUTHORIZATION OF THE SATELLITE TELEVISION EXTENSION AND LOCALISM ACT before the Subcommittee on Communications, Technology and the Internet Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation on April 1, 2014

Use the link below to download the full testimony of Michael K. Powell on the Reauthorization of the Satellite Television Extension and Localism Act before the Subcommittee on Communications, Technology and the Internet Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation on April 1, 2014.
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Statement of NCTA President & CEO Michael Powell Regarding Today’s FCC Action on Wi-Fi and Retransmission Consent

“Today’s FCC action marks a significant step forward in the vital effort to free up more spectrum for unlicensed use.
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NCTA RELEASES INITIAL PROGRAM SCHEDULE FOR THE CABLE SHOW 2014

Three-Day Lineup Offers Constructive Panels, Expert Insight and Forecast for Future of Industry
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Statement of NCTA President & CEO Michael Powell Regarding Approval of the STELA Draft by the House Subcommittee on Communications and Technology

“We applaud Chairmen Upton and Walden, Ranking Members Waxman and Eshoo and the entire subcommittee for their bipartisan efforts to advance the STELA draft on to the full committee.
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