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

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Record Number of Cable Networks Earn Primetime Emmy Nominations

Twenty-one cable networks garnered 188 Primetime Emmy nominations today from the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (ATAS), the greatest number of cable networks to be nominated in any one year.
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Statement of Kyle McSlarrow Regarding FCC Report on High-Speed Internet Service

Kyle McSlarrow, President & CEO, NCTA, speaks about the FCC Report on High-Speed Internet Service.
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Statement by Kyle McSlarrow on the U.S. Supreme Court's Decision on reversing the Ninth Circuit Brand X Decision.

Kyle McSlarrow , NCTA President & CEO, speaking regarding the U.S. Supreme Court's Decision Reversing the Ninth Circuit Brand X Decision and Affirming FCC Order Classifying Cable Modem Service as an “Information Service”
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Maya Angelou Is Featured in Two Sets of PSAs for the Cable Industry

Maya Angelou, in coordination with Hallmark Channel, is featured in two sets of PSAs for the cable industry, one for NCTA's “take control. it's easy.” campaign, and another for cable positive's HIV/aids awareness and prevention campaign.
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Statement from Kyle McSlarrow Regarding the FCC’s 911 Order for VoIP Service

Kyle McSlarrow, NCTA President & CEO of NCTA, speaks regarding the FCC’s 911 order for VoIP service
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New “Take Control. It's Easy” Public Service Announcements Alert Consumers to Parental Controls

The cable's industry's $250 million campaign to educate consumers about parental controls kicks into high gear this week with the distribution to participating cable networks and cable systems of new Public Service Announcements (PSAs).
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U.S. Cable Industry Launches “Take Control. It's Easy” Campaign to Help Parents Manage Their Family's TV Viewing

The nation's leading cable operators and cable networks today announced a new initiative to help families manage their home TV viewing and protect children from programming their parents may find inappropriate for them.
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Public Television and Cable Ratify Digital Cable Carriage Agreement

Public Television stations serving markets that comprise over 80 percent of U.S. TV households and cable Multiple System Operators (MSOs) representing over 80 percent of cable subscribers have ratified the previously announced “Public Television Digital Cable Carriage Agreement.”
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Comcast's Brian Roberts Elected Chairman of NCTA Board

Brian L. Roberts, President & CEO of Comcast Corporation, has been elected as Chairman of the Board of Directors of the National Cable & Telecommunications Association (NCTA).
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New Survey Finds Significant Drop in Cable Theft Rate

The rate of consumer theft of cable's basic video service has declined by more than 50 percent in four years, driven in large part by the migration to digital platforms, and the industry's increased efforts to identify unauthorized connections and convert those accounts to paying subscribers, according to a new survey commissioned by the NCTA.
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