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

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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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Re/code and NCTA Launch Event Partnership

WASHINGTON, DC -- Re/code, the independent tech news, reviews and analysis site headed by veteran journalists Walt Mossberg and Kara Swisher, and the National Cable & Telecommunications Association (NCTA), today announced a partnership for a series of events beginning this week in San Francisco.
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Statement of NCTA Regarding U.S. Senate Approval of the STELA Reauthorization Act of 2014

“In passing H.R. 5728, the Senate has moved with appropriate speed to prevent consumer disruption and to enact meaningful video reforms.
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Statement of NCTA Regarding U.S. House Approval of the STELA Reauthorization Act of 2014 (H.R. 5728)

“Action today by the House of Representatives today in passing H.R. 5728, the STELA Reauthorization Act, again demonstrates the bipartisan consensus around targeted and meaningful video reforms. We commend Chairmen Upton and Walden and Ranking Members Waxman and Eshoo for their efforts.
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Statement of NCTA Regarding the STELA Reauthorization Act of 2014 (H.R. 5728)

"We applaud the efforts of House Chairmen Upton and Walden, Senate Chairman Rockefeller, House Ranking Members Waxman and Eshoo and Senate Ranking Member Thune who have worked together to craft bipartisan legislation that advances targeted video reforms, including the extension of expiring provisions that will help affected satellite consumers continue to receive their broadcast sig
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Statement of NCTA President & CEO Michael Powell Regarding the President’s Statement on Net Neutrality

“We are stunned the President would abandon the longstanding, bipartisan policy of lightly regulating the Internet and call for extreme Title II regulation. The cable industry strongly supports an open Internet, is building an open internet, and strongly believes that over-regulating the fastest growing technology in our history will not advance the cause of Internet freedom.
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NCTA Statement Regarding FCC Proposal to Update the Definition of Multichannel Video Programming Distributor (MVPD)

“In today's video marketplace, consumers are reaping the benefits of robust competition and an ever expanding menu of video options. Redefining what it means to be an MVPD raises profound questions about how government will extend regulation to Internet video services and how any would-be virtual MVPDs will meet their 'social compact' obligations.
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2015 Spring Technical Forum Comes to INTX: The Internet & Television Expo

NCTA, CableLabs® and SCTE Issue Annual Call for Technical Papers
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NCTA Statement Regarding Waxman Letter to FCC Proposing Path for Open Internet Rules

“We appreciate Ranking Member Waxman’s thoughtful proposal in that it implicitly recognizes the onerous dangers of applying backward looking regulation to the Internet. Nonetheless, the reclassification of broadband as a Title II service is unnecessary to provide consumers with reasonable network neutrality protections and will result in years of uncertainty and legal tussles.
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