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

Phone: 202-222-2350

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TV Groups Outline Commitment to Educate Parents on Parental Controls

<p> <strong>WASHINGTON, D.C.</strong> – The National Cable &amp; Telecommunications Association and other television groups have strengthened their commitment to educating consumers about parental controls, as detailed in a recent letter to Members of Congress. The letter is attached.</p>
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NCTA Adds Top Cable, Broadband and Programming Executives to 2006 National Show General Sessions

<p> <strong>WASHINGTON, D.C.</strong> – The National Cable &amp; Telecommunications Association today announced further additions to <em>The 2006 National Show</em> roster of general session speakers, which now includes many of the top executives in the cable and telecommunications industry.</p>
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Comments of Kyle McSlarrow Regarding the FCC 12th Annual Video Competition Report

<p>“The FCC report confirms that the home video marketplace has never been more competitive and, <em>‘continues to provide consumers with increased choice, better picture quality, and greater technological innovation.</em>’</p>
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Comments of Kyle McSlarrow Regarding the Updated FCC Media Bureau Report on A La Carte Programming

<p>“Most studies conclude that a mandated a la carte regime would be more expensive for consumers and result in less diversity in programming. It is disappointing that the updated Media Bureau report relies on assumptions that are not in line with the reality of the marketplace.
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Comments of Dan Brenner, SVP, Law & Regulatory Policy, NCTA Regarding “Network Diversity” Paper

<p>“Professor Yoo rightly observes that a diversity of broadband networks promotes innovation and fosters consumer choice, and he correctly cautions against policies that create disincentives for innovation in broadband networks.
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Comments of Kyle McSlarrow Regarding the Nomination of Robert McDowell to the FCC

<p>“Robert McDowell is a thoughtful and fair professional with a deep understanding of telecommunications issues, and will be a great addition to the FCC.”</p> <p align="center"># # #</p>
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Comments of Kyle McSlarrow Regarding Principles on Video Franchise Reform Released by Senators Burns and Inouye

<p>“We applaud the leadership of Senators Burns and Inouye for their release of principles that support video franchising legislation which emphasizes the importance of localism.&nbsp; These principles strike an appropriate balance between the desire to speed entry for new providers and ensure a level playing field for all competitors.”</p>
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