MEDIA ROOM

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Brian Dietz, Vice President, Communications & Digital Strategy
Joy Sims, Senior Director, Communications

Phone: 202-222-2350

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Statement of Michael Powell, President & CEO, NCTA – The Internet & Television Association, Regarding Rep. Walden’s Selection as Next Chairman of the House Energy and Commerce Committee

“We congratulate Rep. Walden on his selection as chairman of the House Energy and Commerce Committee in the upcoming Congress.  Chairman Walden is a thoughtful policymaker with extensive experience and deep knowledge of issues surrounding telecommunications, technology and other important sectors of the U.S.
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Statement of NCTA – The Internet & Television Association Regarding The 2016 Election Results

“We congratulate President-elect Trump, as well as all the returning and newly elected Members of Congress. As the transition to a new Administration gets underway, we look forward to participating in a constructive and robust discussion about policies that will continue to make America a global technology and entertainment leader.
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Statement of NCTA – The Internet & Television Association Regarding Today’s FCC Action on ISP Privacy Rules

“The Commission’s decision to break with the FTC’s proven privacy framework in favor of a cobbled-together approach that abandons principles of fair competition is profoundly disappointing.  Instead of creating a consistent and uniform approach to privacy that consumers can easily understand, today’s result speaks more to regulatory opportunism than reasoned policy.  We strongly agree with the
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Statement of NCTA – The Internet & Television Association Regarding FCC Chairman Wheeler’s Privacy Proposal

"The Chairman’s Fact Sheet describes a regime that departs from the FTC’s proven sensitivity-based approach to consumer privacy in several key respects.
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NCTA Foundation Announces Partnerships to Strengthen Technology-Based Community Programs

Foundation is Providing $325,000 in Grants to Help Three Community-Based Non-Profits Significantly Expand Their Reach
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Statement of NCTA – The Internet & Television Association Regarding The FCC Pulling Set-Top Box Item from Today's Meeting Agenda

“We are pleased that the FCC has chosen to delay consideration of its set-top box item, and hope that additional time will lead to meaningful public review and comment on any newly-crafted proposal under consideration.  Our industry is committed to a future where viewers have the freedom to watch their favorite shows on a wide variety of tablets, streaming consoles, smartphones and other connec
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Statement of NCTA – The Internet & Television Association Regarding the Wi-Fi Alliance LTE-U Testing Plan

"Today the Wi-Fi Alliance released a plan for testing whether a LTE-U device shares fairly without disrupting consumers' Wi-Fi devices. This test plan represents a year of hard work by the Wi-Fi Alliance and by a diverse group of industry stakeholders, all of whom made significant compromises to reach a final result based on sound engineering principles.
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Announcing NCTA – The Internet & Television Association

New NCTA Brand Projects Unity, Partnership and Energy
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Statement of NCTA Regarding Chairman Wheeler’s New Set-Top Box Proposal

"Notwithstanding the rhetorical flourishes in the public materials used to describe the Chairman’s latest set-top proposal, there are some important details being left out.  According to several public sources, the Commission will play a much more significant role in the licensing process than simply the ‘backstop’ as it was described today.  That is, the Chairman isn’t just proposing a ‘standa
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