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Brian Dietz, Vice President, Communications & Digital Strategy
Joy Sims, Senior Director, Communications
Rob Stoddard, SVP, Communications & Public Affairs

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Statement of NCTA President & CEO Michael Powell Regarding House Energy & Commerce Committee Approval of the Satellite Television Extension and Localism Act (STELA)

"We applaud the bipartisan leadership of Chairmen Upton and Walden and Ranking Members Waxman and Eshoo for moving this bill out of the full committee and to the House floor, which extends expiring good faith obligations and makes modest video reforms that will yield significant consumer benefits.
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Michael Powell's Keynote Remarks from The Cable Show 2014

Use the link below to download Michael K. Powell's keynote remarks from The Cable Show 2014.
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Cable Industry Announces “Gigasphere” as New Consumer-Facing Name to Represent DOCSIS 3.1 Technology and Services

The National Cable & Telecommunications Association (NCTA), in collaboration with the Cable & Telecommunications Association for Marketing (CTAM), CableLabs®, and Cable Europe, announced today that it will begin using “Gigasphere” as the public name to represent the next generation broadband Internet technology – known technically as DOCSIS 3.1 – that is being developed by CableLabs and
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THE CABLE SHOW 2014 HOSTS GENERAL SESSIONS AND PANELS FEATURING LEADERS IN MEDIA, ENTERTAINMENT AND PUBLIC POLICY

Key Content at Annual Cable and Digital Communications Event Available on Live Stream WHAT Organized by the National Cable & Telecommunications Association, The Cable Show 2014 is the cable industry's largest annual trade show and conference (http://2014.thecableshow.com).
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Statement of NCTA Regarding the FCC’s Proposed Open Internet Rules

“The cable industry supports an Open Internet and will continue to provide consumers unfettered access to legal content of their choosing. We look forward to participating in the discussion about the best path forward to ensuring that American consumers enjoy a vibrant and open Internet experience while the marketplace encourages continued investment and innovation in our networks.”
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NCTA Statement Regarding New CTIA Head

"We congratulate both Meredith and CTIA on this exciting news. During a time of rapid change and exciting developments in the communications and media marketplace, Meredith Attwell Baker is an excellent choice to lead CTIA - The Wireless Association. Meredith brings to CTIA an impressive telecommunications policy resume plus a passion for looking ahead at what’s next."
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Statement of NCTA Regarding Today's FCC Action on the Connect America Fund

"We applaud the FCC's decision to move forward with a competitive bidding mechanism for universal service high-cost support in limited areas, but remain concerned that meaningful reform of this outdated subsidy regime will remain a distant vision for most areas of the country.
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FCC Chairman Thomas Wheeler, FCC Commissioners, FCC Bureau Chiefs Headline List of Public Policy Officials Addressing The Cable Show 2014

Washington, D.C. – April 17, 2014 – Federal Communications Commission Chairman Thomas Wheeler, FCC Commissioners, FCC Bureau Chiefs and key congressional staffers are among the list of policy leaders who will address The Cable Show 2014 in Los Angles April 29 to May 1 to share their views on the future of the U.S. communications landscape.
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Statement of NCTA Regarding Confirmation of Terrell McSweeny to the Federal Trade Commission

"We congratulate Terrell McSweeny on her confirmation to serve on the Federal Trade Commission (FTC). With a tenure in government service at the Senate, White House and Department of Justice, she brings significant policy experience and knowledge that will serve her well as commissioner. Now that the FTC is complete with all five members, we look forward to working with Ms.
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NCTA AND SHORTSHD™ LAUNCH 48-HOUR STUDENT FILM COMPETITION DURING THE CABLE SHOW 2014 WITH COLUMBIA COLLEGE CHICAGO, LOYOLA MARYMOUNT UNIVERSITY, NEW YORK FILM ACADEMY, and UCLA

Industry Judges Include Ovation Network CEO Charles Segars, ShortsHD CEO Carter Pilcher, Deadline Hollywood Legal Editor Dominic Patten, Academy Award® Winning Producer Nick Reed and Film Legend Rutger Hauer
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