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NCTA CHANGES ITS NAME TO NATIONAL CABLE & TELECOMMUNICATIONS ASSOCIATION; Revamped Web Site Launched

NCTA’s name-change -- from the National Cable Television Association to the National Cable & Telecommunications Association – will become effective Tuesday, May 1, 2001. NCTA also will re-launch its web site (www.ncta.com) May 1.
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CINNAMON ROGERS AND CLIFF RICCIO JOIN NCTA'S GOVERNMENT RELATIONS DEPARTMENT

NCTA today announced the addition of two new professional staff members to its Government Relations department. Cinnamon Rogers will join the association as Legislative Counsel, and Cliff Riccio will serve as Manager of Government Relations.
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CABLE 2001: (NEW DATE) PRESS LUNCHEON/CONFERENCE CALL WITH CONVENTION CHAIR JERRY KENT

The Cable 2001 press briefing, originally scheduled for Wednesday, April 25, has been postponed due to a House Committee hearing that day. Revised details follow.
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"Turn Off Or Take Charge of Your TV?" Asks NCTA President & CEO Robert Sachs

A healthy and balanced diet of television and Internet content can be a positive, educational force in children's lives, yet media consumption should be measured with tools such as those provided by the cable industry, NCTA President & CEO Robert Sachs today told the Cable Television Public Affairs Association's Forum 2001.
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MATT BLANK, CHAIRMAN AND CEO, SHOWTIME NETWORKS, TO SPEAK AT WASHINGTON METROPOLITAN CABLE CLUB (WMCC) LUNCHEON, TUESDAY, APRIL 24, 2001

The following are details for the upcoming WMCC Luncheon - AT WASHINGTON METROPOLITAN CABLE CLUB (WMCC), TUESDAY, APRIL 24, 2001
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FIRST AMENDMENT SUGGESTS MARKET APPROACH TO DIGITAL CARRIAGE, NCTA PRESIDENT & CEO ROBERT SACHS TELLS MEDIA INSTITUTE

The special status broadcasters have held in First Amendment policy debates is disappearing due to fundamental shifts in the electronic media landscape, NCTA President & CEO Robert Sachs told a Media Institute gathering.
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THEME FOR NCTA'S ANNUAL CONVENTION & INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION ANNOUNCED; INDUSTRY'S LARGEST EVENT - CABLE 2001 - HEADS FOR CHICAGO, JUNE 10-13

Featuring leaders in the forefront of broadband deployment, Cable 2001, the 50th Annual Convention & International Exposition hosted by the National Cable Television Association (NCTA), will open June 10, 2001 at McCormick Place in Chicago, Illinois.
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NCTA STRENGTHENS COMMITMENT TO DIVERSITY WITH VOLUNTARY EEO GUIDELINES AND NAMIC SCHOLARSHIPS

NCTA cable operator members will comply voluntarily with a suspended Federal Communications Commission Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) rule as part of the industry’s efforts to improve diversity in employment, the association announced. The NCTA Board also approved the funding of six NAMIC scholarships to the CTAM Advanced Executive Program at Harvard Business School, working with the National Association of Minorities in Cable.
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SACHS: VIDEO COMPETITION IS WELL ESTABLISHED, BRINGING CONSUMERS MORE BENEFITS, CHOICES

Consumers are receiving increasing benefits of competition, enjoying a widening choice of video and telecommunications services from multiple providers, National Cable Television Association President and CEO Robert Sachs told the Senate Subcommittee on Antitrust, Business Rights and Competition today.
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NCTA ANNOUNCES WINNERS OF 3RD ANNUAL COMMUNITY SPIRIT AWARDSCable's Commitment to the Community Showcased Through Local & Regional Programming Achievement

The National Cable Television Association today announced winners of the 3rd Annual Community Spirit Awards during the Washington Metropolitan Cable Club luncheon.
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