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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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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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NCTA Statement on the Introduction of the Broadband Conduit Deployment Act

“We applaud Chairman Walden and Ranking Member Eshoo for introducing the Broadband Conduit Deployment Act of 2015, legislation that will help lower the cost for deploying broadband networks along federal highways.
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NCTA: DSTAC Report Demonstrates There is No Need for an FCC Tech Mandate to Bring Pay TV Programming to Retail Devices

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The National Cable & Telecommunications Association (NCTA) today urged the FCC to reject calls for a new technology mandate that would put the government – not TV innovators – in charge of determining how video programming is delivered to consumers.
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Joint Statement on the FCC Downloadable Security Technology Advisory Committee (DSTAC) Report

As active members of the Downloadable Security Technology Advisory Committee (DSTAC) and as companies and organizations that have followed DSTAC’s work since its inception, we congratulate DSTAC Chair Cheryl Tritt, DSTAC Designated Federal Officer Brendan Murray, Alternate Designated Officer Nancy Murphy and the members of DSTAC for
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Cable Industry Contributes 2.7 Million Jobs and $386 Billion to the Economy, New Study Reports

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