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THE CABLE SHOW PARTNERS WITH SHORTSHD™ THE SHORT MOVIE CHANNEL FOR 48-HOUR STUDENT FILM COMPETITION IN LOS ANGELES, CA

The Cable Show and ShortsHD™, the world's only Short Movie Channel in high-definition (www.shorts.tv), are teaming up to launch a special 48-hour student short film competition during The Cable Show 2014 on April 29 – May 1 at the Los Angeles Convention Center.
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Statement of NCTA President & CEO Michael Powell Regarding Rep. Dingell Retirement Announcement

"In a lifetime of public service, Rep. Dingell has made an indelible mark working to advance the cause of his constituents and our nation. His leadership in the House will be missed, and his “Dingell-grams” will remain legendary.
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Statement of NCTA President & CEO Michael Powell Regarding Today’s FCC Action on Closed Captioning

"The cable industry is committed to providing high-quality captioning to our customers and we would like to thank Chairman Wheeler for his thoughtful approach to this important issue. The identification and development of captioning best practices will help advance our common goal.
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Statement of NCTA President & CEO Michael Powell Regarding FCC Chairman Wheeler’s Open Internet Statement

“We appreciate Chairman Wheeler laying out the process for developing a new open Internet framework. The cable industry has always embraced the principles of an open Internet and we remain committed to them. We look forward to working with Chairman Wheeler and the Commission on ensuring that American consumers will continue to enjoy a fast, robust and open Internet experience.
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Interactive Launch Competition Comes to The Cable Show 2014

Teams of MBA Students compete, with solutions to complex challenges in a multiplatform video and broadband world
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Statement of NCTA EVP James Assey Regarding NIST's Final Cybersecurity Framework

"The cable industry appreciates the collaborative process between the National Institute of Standards and Technology and industry in the development of the Cybersecurity Framework.
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Statement of NCTA President & CEO Michael Powell Regarding Rep. Henry Waxman's Retirement Announcement

"Rep. Waxman has been a force for change during his tenure in Congress and he will be missed. Over the past 40 years, he has been at the center of many important technology and telecommunications issues, and has worked tirelessly to promote the development of a healthy communications and media marketplace that benefits consumers. We fully expect Rep.
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TESTIMONY OF MICHAEL K. POWELL on THE COMMUNICATIONS ACT UPDATE before the Subcommittee on Communications and Technology Committee on Energy and Commerce

Use the below link to download the full testimony of Michael K. Powell on The Communications Act Update before the Subcommittee on Communications and Technology Committee on Energy and Commerce.
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Statement of NCTA President & CEO Michael Powell Regarding Today’s Decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit

“The cable industry has always embraced the principles of an open Internet and the Court decision will not change that. Consumers have always been entitled to enjoy the legal web content of their choosing and they will continue to do so. An open Internet is good for our customers, and good for our business.
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Neil Smit Begins Tenure as Chairman of NCTA Board

(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – Neil Smit, President and CEO of Comcast Cable and Executive Vice President of Comcast Corporation, officially began his tenure as Chairman of the Board of Directors of the National Cable & Telecommunications Association (NCTA) on January 1, 2014.
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