MEDIA ROOM

Please direct all media inquiries to:

Brian Dietz, Vice President, Communications & Digital Strategy
Joy Sims, Senior Director, Communications
Rob Stoddard, SVP, Communications & Public Affairs

Phone: 202-222-2350

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Statement of NCTA Regarding the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit Ruling in the Comcast – Tennis Channel Case

"We believe that the Court of Appeal’s unanimous ruling in the Tennis Channel case provides important guidance for the Commission concerning the need to construe and apply the statute narrowly, as Congress intended. This is particularly true in light of today's highly competitive video marketplace and the First Amendment interests at stake. As Judge Kavanaugh wrote: "In restricting the editorial discretion of video programming distributors, the FCC cannot continue to implement a regulatory model premised on a 1990s snapshot of the cable market.'"

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Statement of NCTA President & CEO Michael Powell on the Passage of HR 1580 to Affirm US Policy Regarding Internet Governance

"We applaud U.S. House passage of this important legislation which seeks to promote the successful multi-stakeholder model that governs the Internet today and to prevent unwarranted government intervention. Adoption of this bill sends a strong message to policymakers around the world that a free and open Internet is vital to democracy, commerce, education and our overall well-being."
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MICHAEL POWELL TESTIMONY FOR "STATE OF VIDEO" HEARING

Opening Statement of NCTA President & CEO Michael Powell before the U.S. Senate Subcommittee on Communications, Technology and the Internet during a hearing titled, "The State of Video."
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NCTA Statement Regarding the Television Consumer Freedom Act of 2013

"In a thriving marketplace that is constantly providing consumers with new services and features, a government-mandated a la carte system is a lose – lose proposition.  As countless studies have demonstrated, subscription bundles offer a wider array of viewing options, increased programming diversity and better value than per channel options. In today’s video marketplace, consumers enjoy m
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Statement of NCTA President & CEO Michael Powell Regarding Tom Wheeler’s Nomination as FCC Chairman

"We congratulate Tom Wheeler on his nomination as Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission. With his significant experience in both the private and public sector, Tom is an exceptional choice to lead the Commission during a time when the telecommunications marketplace is experiencing significant innovation and incredible change.
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Cable’s Story Comes Alive at “The Observatory” at The Cable Show 2013

"Cable to Go" App Showcase Seeks New Mobile Apps for Tablets

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The Cable Show 2013 to Feature Leaders in Entertainment, Media and Policy

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The National Cable & Telecommunications Association (NCTA) today announced the first slate of confirmed speakers for general sessions at The Cable Show 2013 to be held at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C. from June 10-12, 2013.
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NCTA Statement Regarding the Matsui-Waxman-Eshoo Broadband Adoption Act of 2013

[Today, Congresswoman Doris Matsui (CA-06), Member of the Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Communications and Technology, along with Energy and Commerce Committee Ranking Member, Henry Waxman (CA-33) and the Ranking Member of the Communications and Technology Subcommittee, Anna Eshoo (CA-18), introduced legislation to reform and modernize the Universal Service Fund (USF) Lifeline Assista
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Statement of NCTA President & CEO Michael Powell Regarding U.S. House Approval of the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act

"Approval of H.R. 624, the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act, is an important step in allowing private companies and the government to share critical information on evolving cyber threats. We appreciate the efforts of House Intelligence Chairman Rogers and Ranking Member Ruppersberger to move legislation that balances national security, privacy and civil liberties concerns.
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Nancy Dubuc and Patrick Esser Lead the List of NCTA’s 2013 Vanguard Winners

WASHINGTON, D.C. – For their outstanding contributions to the cable industry, Nancy Dubuc, President, Entertainment & Media, A+E Networks, and Patrick Esser, President, Cox Communications, are the recipients of the cable industry’s top honor, the Vanguard Award for “Distinguished Leadership,” the National Cable &
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