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Unplug Already! NCTA Releases List of Top Ten US States that Have Trouble Unplugging from Internet Devices

Organization Encourages People to Enjoy the Many Unplugged Delights of the Season
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Statement of NCTA Regarding the Internet Tax Freedom Act

“Keeping Internet access free from state and local taxes has been a fundamental principle since the Internet was introduced to American consumers and has proved to be a tremendous success.
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Statement of NCTA President & CEO Michael Powell Regarding Today’s Oral Argument in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit

“We are heartened that the Court today held a serious and rigorous examination on the legality and merits of the FCC’s decision to subject the Internet to public utility-style regulation.
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NCTA Statement Regarding the Letter from Members of Congress to FCC Chairman Wheeler about the “All Vid” Proposal

“We applaud Rep. Clarke and the other Members of Congress for their letter raising serious concerns about the detrimental impact that the All Vid proposal would have on consumers and minority and independent programmers.
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NCTA Statement Regarding the Markup of Broadband Legislation by the House Subcommittee on Communications and Technology

“We applaud the bipartisan leadership of Chairman Walden and Ranking Member Eshoo and the entire House Subcommittee on Communications and Technology for approving the legislative package that takes several steps to remove barriers to broadband deployment in the U.S.
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NCTA Statement Regarding the FCC's Action on Pole Attachment Rates

"We appreciate the Commission's decision to grant our petition and ensure that all telecommunications carriers and cable operators can attach facilities to utility poles at reasonable rates. While much has changed in the four years since the petition was filed, reasonable pole attachment rates continue to be a critical factor in promoting broadband deployment."
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NCTA Statement Regarding House Approval of the FCC Process Reform Act

"We applaud members of the House for passing H.R. 2583, the FCC Process Reform Act. This bipartisan legislation encourages the important goals of greater transparency, public participation and predictability in FCC decision making, even more important in today’s competitive communications marketplace. We hope the Senate will soon consider and approve this legislation."
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NCTA Statement Regarding the Promoting Unlicensed Spectrum Act of 2015

“We welcome the introduction of S. 2278, the Promoting Unlicensed Spectrum Act of 2015, legislation that recognizes the importance of unlicensed spectrum and the need for a focused national strategy that will help us keep up with skyrocketing consumer demand. We look forward to working with Sen.
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Massive Online Survey of More Than 100,000 Americans Shows 52 Percent Want the Internet to be More Trustworthy

Project by National Cable & Telecommunications Association, Powered by Google Consumer Surveys, Asked People to Assess their "Relationship" with the Internet
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