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Ten Cable Industry Leaders Recognized with 2016 NCTA Vanguard Awards

Kristin Dolan of Cablevision Systems Corp., Rob Marcus of Time Warner Cable, and Steve Miron of Bright House Networks Head the List of This Year’s Honorees
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Statement of NCTA Regarding Privacy Rules Proposed Today by FCC Chairman Wheeler

“We are disappointed by Chairman Wheeler's apparent decision to propose prescriptive rules on ISPs that are at odds with the requirements imposed on other large online entities.
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STATEMENT OF NCTA REGARDING SENATE COMMERCE COMMITTEE PASSAGE OF THE MOBILE NOW ACT

"We appreciate the efforts by members of the Senate Commerce Committee, including the leadership of Senators Thune, Nelson, Schatz, Moran, Booker and Gardner, to address the growing need for more unlicensed spectrum as part of the MOBILE NOW Act.
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Broadband, Tech & Wireless Associations Offer Consensus Privacy Framework to FCC

Today, NCTA and four other trade associations sent a proposal to FCC Chairman Wheeler setting forth guidelines and principles for the FCC to consider as it moves forward with a rulemaking on broadband privacy.
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APTS, PBS and NCTA Statement Regarding Renewal of 2005 Public Television Digital Cable Carriage Agreement

WASHINGTON - February 24, 2016 - America's Public Television Stations (APTS) and the Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) announced on Sunday the renewal of their historic 2005 Public Television Digital Cable Carriage Agreement with the National Cable & Telecommunications Association (NCTA).
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Statement of NCTA President & CEO Michael Powell on the Death of Dan Brenner, former Senior Vice President, Law & Public Policy, NCTA

“We have just been notified that our beloved friend and former colleague Dan Brenner died last night in Los Angeles after being struck by an automobile while crossing the street. The people of Los Angeles have lost a great judge, and the public policy community has lost a great friend and colleague.
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STATEMENT OF NCTA PRESIDENT & CEO MICHAEL POWELL REGARDING SENATE PASSAGE OF THE PERMANENT INTERNET TAX FREEDOM ACT

"We applaud the Senate on today’s passage of the Permanent Internet Tax Freedom Act Internet (ITFA) and thank Sens. Thune and Wyden for their leadership in shepherding this important legislation throughout the process. Internet access is more than a convenience, it’s critical to the daily lives of Americans.
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Leading Broadband and Technology Trade Associations Send Letter to FCC Regarding Broadband Privacy

Washington, DC — Today, seven trade associations representing broadband providers and technology companies of all types and sizes sent a joint letter to FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler regarding broadband privacy issues.
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Statement of NCTA Regarding Upcoming FCC Report on Broadband Deployment

“Despite the significant, year-over-year advances in broadband capabilities underscored in the Commission’s own data, the conclusions of the FCC’s 706 Report continue an alarming trend of ignoring objectivity and facts in order to serve political ends and maximize agency power.
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Statement of NCTA President & CEO Michael Powell Regarding the Altice – Suddenlink Transaction

“We offer our congratulations to Altice and Suddenlink for completing their transaction and wish both companies success as the transition work proceeds full speed ahead. We also welcome Altice to the U.S. cable industry and look forward to working with a new company that can offer fresh insight and perspective to us.
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