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Deadline Extended to August 25 for Purchase of Advance Tickets to Kaitz Foundation Dinner

<b> <p>WASHINGTON, D.C. </p></b>– 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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Comments of Kyle McSlarrow Regarding FCC Order to Classify DSL as an Information Service

“We applaud Chairman Martin for making broadband deployment a national priority, and support today’s FCC decision to promote deregulatory policies that treat like services alike. We invite the telephone companies to take a similar approach to regulation of video services and drop their self-serving demands for special treatment by the government when entering the video marketplace.
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2005 Kaitz Foundation Dinner to Honor Slate of Diversity Champions and Advocates

<p> <b>Washington, DC</b> – 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. </p>
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Comments of Kyle McSlarrow Regarding Telecommunications Legislation Introduced Today by Sen. John Ensign

<p>"We commend Sen. Ensign for crafting legislation that seeks to promote competition and innovation and treats like services alike. Consumers benefit when market forces are allowed to work and all providers, regardless of technology, can compete in the marketplace without government policies that pick winners and losers.</p>
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NCTA Says Broadcasters Want "Free Ride" on Cable's Network

<p> <b>WASHINGTON, D.C. – "Come On and Take a Free Ride</b> 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 &amp; Telecommunications Association (NCTA) said in a paper released today. <p>
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NBC News and MSNBC'S Lester Holt Will Host Annual Kaitz Foundation Fundraising Dinner

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Cable Networks Highlight Diverse Slate of Engaging and Innovative Programming for Summer TCA Press Tour

<p>Beverly Hills, CA – 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.</p>
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Record Number of Cable Networks Earn Primetime Emmy Nominations

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Statement of Kyle McSlarrow Regarding FCC Report on High-Speed Internet Service

&nbsp;“The findings in the FCC's report underscore the great return on the cable industry's $100 billion investment in building a nationwide broadband infrastructure.&nbsp; The report reaffirms our industry's commitment to rapid deployment of broadband services and to further providing consumers with a growing array of choices.&nbsp; It also validates the light regula
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