MEDIA ROOM

Please direct all media inquiries to:

Brian Dietz, Vice President, Communications & Digital Strategy
Joy Sims, Senior Director, Communications

Phone: 202-222-2350

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Statement of NCTA Regarding Introduction of the Innovation Act

"We commend Chairman Goodlatte on the introduction of patent legislation, the Innovation Act. It is essential that we deter patent trolls and halt unjustified patent litigation so that American companies can continue to innovate, generate new jobs and expand the economy.
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Statement of NCTA President & CEO Michael Powell Regarding FCC Chairman Wheeler’s Title II Proposal

“Chairman Wheeler’s proposal to impose the heavy burden of Title II public utility regulation on the Internet goes far beyond the worthy goal of establishing important net neutrality protections. It will result in a backward-looking new regulatory regime, ill-suited for the dynamic Internet, with far reaching and troubling consequences.
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Statement of NCTA Regarding the FCC’s New Broadband Definition for its Section 706 Report

“The cable industry has consistently delivered faster Internet speeds to American consumers with networks that offer 50 Mbps to 85 percent of U.S. homes, widely available tiers that exceed 100 Mbps and Gigabit speeds in some communities.
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Michael Powell Testimony on PROTECTING THE INTERNET AND CONSUMERS THROUGH CONGRESSIONAL ACTION before the Committee on Energy & Commerce on January 21, 2015

Use the link below to download the full testimony of Michael K. Powell on Protecting the Internet and Consumers Through CongressionalAction before the Committee on Energy & Commerce on January 21, 2015.
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Statement of NCTA President & CEO Michael Powell Regarding the President’s Speech on Broadband

“The cable industry has invested over $230 billion to build robust broadband networks that reach 93 percent of U.S. homes.
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INTX 2015 Will Host the Next Interactive Launch Competition

Return of Business Solutions Competition to Industry Trade Show Brings Teams of MBA Students Back to Solve Complex Challenges in the Worlds of Multiplatform Video and Broadband
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Statement of NCTA Regarding Introduction of the Permanent Internet Tax Freedom Act

“We commend Chairman Goodlatte and Rep. Eshoo for introducing the Permanent Internet Tax Freedom Act (HR 235) and urge Congress to pass this important legislation.
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Statement of NCTA Regarding FCC Notice to Change MVPD Definition

“While we do not believe that the Notice's tentative conclusion can be squared with the plain language of the definition for a multichannel video distribution provider, we appreciate the efforts of Commissioners to identify many of the difficult policy issues that such a conclusion would raise.
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Statement of NCTA President & CEO Michael Powell Regarding the Senate Confirmation of FCC Commissioner Mike O'Rielly

"We congratulate Mike O'Rielly on his confirmation for a new term at the FCC. Commissioner O’Rielly has been a passionate advocate for forward-looking policies that promote competitive, marketplace solutions which enable today’s vibrant communications sector to deliver consumers a growing array of new choices and exciting services.
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