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Joy Sims, Senior Director, Communications
Rob Stoddard, SVP, Communications & Public Affairs

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Annual Walter Kaitz Foundation Dinner Earns Nearly $1.6 Million for Cable Diversity Programs

The 2011 Walter Kaitz Foundation Annual Fundraising Dinner generated nearly $1.6 million for programs fostering diversity in the cable industry
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Statement on the House Republican Cybersecurity Task Force Recommendations

Statement of NCTA President & CEO Michael Powell on the House Republican Cybersecurity Task Force Recommendations
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Statement on the Departure of NAMIC President Kathy Johnson

National Association for Multi-ethnicity in Communications (NAMIC) president Kathy Johnson has resigned her position.
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RUS Practice of Using Universal Service to Underwrite Broadband Lending Is Wasteful and Counterproductive to Needed USF Reform, New Study Shows

New study, which was commissioned by NCTA and prepared by Jeffrey Eisenach of Navigant Economics of Washington, D.C., recommends that RUS should temporarily suspend new loans to recipients of USF funds and stop leveraging USF support to qualify applicants for RUS loans.
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Statement Regarding the FCC Order Implementing the Twenty-First Century Communications and Video Accessibility Act of 2010

To ensure that individuals with disabilities have access to emerging Internet Protocol-based communication and video programming technologies in the 21st Century.
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Letter to the FCC on Universal Service and Intercarrier Compensation Reform

The National Cable & Telecommunications Association and the American Cable Association sent a letter to FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski about planned changes for intercarrier compensation and the universal service program.
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Statement on RIAA Naming Cary Sherman as CEO

Statement of NCTA Executive Vice President James Assey on the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) Naming Cary Sherman as CEO
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Statement on the Program Carriage Order Released by the FCC Today

Statement of NCTA President & CEO Michael Powell Regarding the Program Carriage Order Released by the FCC Today
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Statement Regarding Telco-Backed USF Reform “America’s Broadband Connectivity” Proposal

Six companies – AT&T, CenturyLink, FairPoint, Frontier, Verizon, and Windstream – submitted to the Federal Communications Commission a proposal to speed broadband deployment.
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Powell Statement Regarding House Judiciary Approval of Protecting Children from Internet Pornographers Act of 2011

Statement of NCTA President & CEO Michael Powell Regarding House Judiciary Approval of the Protecting Children from Internet Pornographers Act of 2011 (H.R. 1981).
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