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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Powell Statement on the Departure of Meredith Atwell Baker from the FCC

Meredith Attwell Baker is leaving the Federal Communications Commission to join Comcast as Senior Vice President of Government Affairs, NBCUniversal.
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Top Telecom Leaders to Kick Off The Cable Show 2011

A panel of top cable and entertainment industry leaders will discuss how their companies are approaching the ever-evolving and increasingly competitive telecommunications marketplace during the opening session of The Cable Show 2011.
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Statement of NCTA President & CEO Michael Powell Regarding the Broadband Conduit Deployment Act of 2011

Rep. Anna G. Eshoo (D-CA) introduced the Broadband Conduit Deployment Act of 2011, legislation that would require the inclusion of “broadband conduit” – plastic pipes which house fiber-optic communications cable – during the construction of federal highways
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Growth Opportunities in Cable Ad Market to be Highlighted at The Cable Show 2011

With recent projections for national cable advertising showing growth at faster rates than almost all other U.S. media, The Cable Show 2011 will feature a timely discussion focused on a number of advertising issues and opportunities for cable operators, programmers, advertising agencies and buyers. 
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Mae Douglas and Tom Rutledge Top List of NCTA’s 2011 Vanguard Winners

Mae Douglas, Executive Vice President & Chief People Officer, Cox Communications, and Tom Rutledge, Chief Operating Officer, Cablevision Systems Corporation, are the 2011 recipients of the cable industry’s top honor, the Vanguard Award for “Distinguished Leadership.”
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Geena Davis and Former FCC Commissioner Deborah Taylor Tate Launch Groundbreaking Commission on Media Images

Geena Davis, Academy Award-winning Actor and Founder of the Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media, and Deborah Taylor Tate, former FCC Commissioner, today joined together to launch Healthy MEdia: Commission for Positive Images of Women and Girls.
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Eight IT Experts Chosen as Finalists in NCTA’s CIO.IT | Competition 2011

Eight executives of vendor companies for cable industry Information Technology (IT) services have been chosen by a selection committee of cable Chief Information Officers (CIOs) as finalists in the second annual CIO.IT | Competition, a program of solution-based presentations scheduled for the CIO.IT program at The Cable Show 2011 in Chicago.
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FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski to Appear at The Cable Show 2011

FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski to Appear at The Cable Show 2011
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New Study Finds That Rural Broadband Subsidy Program Wastes Funds in Areas Already Served by Broadband

A new economic analysis of federal government broadband stimulus projects awarded by the Department of Agriculture’s Rural Utilities Service (RUS) concludes that the program’s funding of duplicative broadband networks has resulted in an extremely high cost to reach a small number of unserved households.
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Statement of NCTA Executive Vice President James Assey Regarding the Consumer Privacy Protection Act of 2011

Statement of NCTA Executive Vice President James Assey Regarding the Consumer Privacy Protection Act of 2011
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