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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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Statement of NCTA President & CEO Michael Powell Regarding NAB’s Misguided Attack on Cable Advertising

"NAB's latest attack is an unfortunate and desperate attempt to divert attention from examination of discrete broadcast ownership issues. This collateral attack on pay TV providers should be seen for what it is – a transparent stunt to muddy the waters and confuse the issue."
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NCTA ANNOUNCES THE INITIAL SPEAKER LINE-UP FOR THE CABLE SHOW 2014 FEATURING LEADERS IN MEDIA, ENTERTAINMENT AND POLITICS

The Annual Convention Will Host Mayor of Los Angeles Eric Garcetti, FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler and top executives from AMC Networks, Comcast, Cisco, Cox, ESPN, Time Warner Cable, Turner Broadcasting System, Inc., Suddenlink, Producers from “Mad Men”, “Masters of Sex”, “Sons of Anarchy”, “The Divide”
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NEIL SMIT AND PATTY MCCASKILL TOP LIST OF NCTA’S 2014 VANGUARD WINNERS

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Neil Smit, President & CEO, Comcast Cable and Executive Vice President, Comcast Corporation, and Patty McCaskill, Senior Vice President & Chief Programming Officer, Suddenlink Communications, are the 2014 recipients of the cable industry’s top honor, the Vanguard Award for Distinguished Leadership.
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