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Comments of Kyle McSlarrow Regarding the House Draft Digital TV Transition Legislation

NCTA President & CEO Kyle McSlarrow commenting on the House Draft Digital TV Transition Legislation
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Oxygen's Laybourne and Cablevision's Rutledge Named Co-Chairs for The 2006 National Show

The National Cable & Telecommunications Association (NCTA) today announced co-chairs for The 2006 National Show and issued its annual call for technical papers that are published and presented at the conference.
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Ncta Announces New Hire and Promotions in Association Affairs

The National Cable & Telecommunications Association (NCTA) today announced one new hire and two staff promotions in its Association Affairs Department. Each of the individuals reports to Jadz Janucik, NCTA's Senior Vice President for Association Affairs.
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Cable’s 2006 National Show to Be Held in Atlanta; NCTA Commits to Hold 2008 Show in New Orleans

Following discussions with the New Orleans Convention & Visitors Bureau, the National Cable & Telecommunications Association (NCTA) said today that the industry’s 2006 annual trade show – previously scheduled for New Orleans – will be held in Atlanta, GA.
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New Housing Database to Aid Cable Employees Affected by Hurricane Katrina

The cable industry will participate in a national housing database to assist cable employees displaced by Hurricane Katrina in their search for transitional housing by matching them with cable families willing to volunteer space in their homes, the National Cable & Telecommunications Association (NCTA) said today.
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Kaitz Foundation Fundraising Exceeds $1.5 Million at Annual Dinner

With nearly 1,600 attendees at last night's Walter Kaitz Foundation Annual Dinner, more than $1.5 million in donations was collected from the purchase of tables, tickets and other sponsorships, exceeding last year's total of $1.4 million by 9 percent.
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More Than 90 Cable Networks Representing Diverse Sources of Programming Urge Congress to Oppose Multicasting

In a joint letter to congress, more than 90 Cable Networks representing an array of programming urge Congress to oppose Multicasting.
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Cable Industry Establishes "Cable Hope Fund" to Aid Those Affected by Hurricane Katrina

With the attention of the world focused on helping victims recover from the devastation of Hurricane Katrina, the National Cable & Telecommunications Association (NCTA) today announced the creation of a charitable fund that will help cable industry employees and other hurricane victims recover from the effects of the storm and will aid the long-term rebuilding of storm-ravaged areas.
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NCTA Releases Economic Analysis Showing That Mandatory Multicasting Would Cost Billions

NCTA President & CEO Kyle McSlarrow sent the following letter to Members of Congress today, accompanying an economic analysis prepared by Kane Reece Associates showing that a mandatory multicast regime would cost cable operators a minimum of $4.2 billion and up to $115.6 billion in lost bandwidth costs.
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NCTA Releases Legal Analysis Showing that Government-Imposed Multicasting is Unconstitutional

A legal analysis released by NCTA demonstrating that government-imposed multicasting is unconstitutional.
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