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AMC NETWORKS’ SAPAN AND SUDDENLINK’S MEDUSKI LEAD LIST OF 2015 VANGUARD WINNERS

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Josh Sapan, President & CEO, AMC Networks Inc., and Mary Meduski, Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer, Suddenlink Communications, are the 2015 recipients of the cable industry’s top honor, the Vanguard Award for Distinguished Leadership.
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Statement of NCTA President & CEO Michael Powell Regarding Today’s FCC Action to Regulate the Internet

“Today, the FCC took one of the most regulatory steps in its history. It began regulating the Internet, abruptly abandoning a bipartisan national commitment to limited government involvement that has reigned for decades.
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INTX Brings Hackathon to Chicago

INTXHACK Partners Comcast/NBCUniversal, Gracenote, Tribune Media and 1871 Challenge Technology Developers to Rethink Digital Entertainment
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Statement of NCTA Regarding Introduction of the FCC Process Act

"We commend Sen. Heller for introducing the FCC Process Reform Act, legislation that primarily seeks additional transparency in the FCC rulemaking process. As the FCC considers critical technology and communications issues, it is important to have greater predictability and openness in FCC decision making, and to ensure businesses can make crucial decisions with consistent federal oversight.
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Statement of NCTA Regarding Introduction of the Internet Tax Freedom Forever Act

“We applaud Chairman Thune, Sen. Wyden and the 38 additional co-sponsors for introducing the Internet Tax Freedom Forever Act. This important legislation will make the Internet tax moratorium permanent, and helps protect consumers and small businesses from onerous state and local taxes on Internet access.
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Statement of NCTA Regarding Introduction of the Wi-Fi Innovation Act

"We congratulate Senators Rubio and Booker on the introduction of Wi-Fi Innovation Act which would secure more unlicensed spectrum in the 5 Ghz band. With more and more Wi-Fi-enabled devices coming to market everyday, consumers will continue to need additional spectrum to use these tools.
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Statement of NCTA Regarding Introduction of the Innovation Act

"We commend Chairman Goodlatte on the introduction of patent legislation, the Innovation Act. It is essential that we deter patent trolls and halt unjustified patent litigation so that American companies can continue to innovate, generate new jobs and expand the economy.
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Statement of NCTA President & CEO Michael Powell Regarding FCC Chairman Wheeler’s Title II Proposal

“Chairman Wheeler’s proposal to impose the heavy burden of Title II public utility regulation on the Internet goes far beyond the worthy goal of establishing important net neutrality protections. It will result in a backward-looking new regulatory regime, ill-suited for the dynamic Internet, with far reaching and troubling consequences.
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Statement of NCTA Regarding the FCC’s New Broadband Definition for its Section 706 Report

“The cable industry has consistently delivered faster Internet speeds to American consumers with networks that offer 50 Mbps to 85 percent of U.S. homes, widely available tiers that exceed 100 Mbps and Gigabit speeds in some communities.
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Michael Powell Testimony on PROTECTING THE INTERNET AND CONSUMERS THROUGH CONGRESSIONAL ACTION before the Committee on Energy & Commerce on January 21, 2015

Use the link below to download the full testimony of Michael K. Powell on Protecting the Internet and Consumers Through CongressionalAction before the Committee on Energy & Commerce on January 21, 2015.
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