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NCTA Offers New PSAs to Publicize Hurricane Relief

On Wednesday, September 7, and Thursday, September 8, the National Cable & Telecommunications Association (NCTA) will feed via satellite to cable programmers and operators a new series of public service announcements (PSAs) publicizing hurricane relief.
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Kaitz Foundation Expands Supplier Diversity Program

The Walter Kaitz Foundation will present a workshop on supplier diversity in New York City on September 12, coinciding for the first time with the 19 th Annual Conference of the National Association for Multi-Ethnicity in Communications (NAMIC) and the cable industry's “Diversity Week.”
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Deadline Extended to August 25 for Purchase of Advance Tickets to Kaitz Foundation Dinner

The Walter Kaitz Foundation has extended its deadline for the purchase of advance tickets for the 2005 Walter Kaitz Foundation Dinner to Thursday, August 25. It had been today (August 17).
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New Video Can Help Parents Learn How to Use Cable's Parental Controls

The cable industry's commitment to educate consumers about parental controls is taking a step forward with the distribution of a new 9-minute video that demonstrates how parents can use their remote control and existing set-top box to manage the programming that comes into their homes.
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Comments of Kyle McSlarrow Regarding FCC Order to Classify DSL as an Information Service

McSlarrow applauded Chairman Martin for making broadband deployment a national priority, and supported the FCC decision to promote deregulatory policies that treat like services alike.
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2005 Kaitz Foundation Dinner to Honor Slate of Diversity Champions and Advocates

The Walter Kaitz Foundation will feature a new format for recognizing honorees at the 22nd Annual Walter Kaitz Foundation dinner, scheduled for September 14 in New York City.
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Comments of Kyle McSlarrow Regarding Telecommunications Legislation Introduced Today by Sen. John Ensign

Kyle McSlarrow, NCTA President & CEO comments on Telecommunications Legislation Introduced Today by Sen. John Ensign (R-Nevada).
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NCTA Says Broadcasters Want "Free Ride" on Cable's Network

"Come On and Take a Free Ride was a popular lyric in the 1970s, but no one ever seriously believed that it should become the basis for a public policy proposal. That is, until now," the National Cable & Telecommunications Association (NCTA) said in a paper released today.
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NBC News and MSNBC'S Lester Holt Will Host Annual Kaitz Foundation Fundraising Dinner

The Walter Kaitz Foundation announced today that NBC News and MSNBC anchor Lester Holt will serve as Master of Ceremonies for the 22 nd Annual Walter Kaitz Foundation dinner, on September 14 in New York City.
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Cable Networks Highlight Diverse Slate of Engaging and Innovative Programming for Summer TCA Press Tour

More than 40 cable networks promoted a diverse array of quality original and genre-bending programming during cable's portion of the Television Critics Association (TCA) summer press tour, concluding today at the Beverly Hilton Hotel.
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