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Hotel Video Tour: Beacon Hotel

February 24, 2009

Don’t forget to make your housing arrangements with The Cable Show ’09 by Friday, February 27th as the Housing Office will no longer take reservations after this date.

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Hotel Video Tour: Hotel Palomar

February 23, 2009

Don’t forget to register and make your hotel reservation before February 27th.

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Hotel Video Tour: Fairmont Hotel

February 20, 2009

Remember, February 27th is the deadline to make a hotel reservation with The Cable Show ’09. Make your hotel reservation today!

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Where to Eat While in DC and Other Helpful Tips

February 20, 2009

In honor of our new blog header, here’s a list of things to make your life easier when you come to DC for The Cable Show ’09. Where to Eat Serious Eats wrote up a great list of places to hit while in DC. Chowhound (DC Metro Area Board) – A local message board where…

The DTV Transition Has Begun

February 17, 2009

In case you’ve managed to miss the news, tonight at midnight will mark the original DTV transition date, when full power over-the-air broadcast stations were supposed to shut off their analog signal and just broadcast in digital.  According to the FCC, 421 stations will do so tonight.  Since 220 stations have already made the switch,…


Coming Soon: Broadband Nation

February 13, 2009

NCTA’s annual conference The Cable Show is coming up soon. The 58th Annual Convention and International Exposition will be held in Washington, DC in less than seven weeks; you can follow details about the event on the Show’s blog or by following CableShow on Twitter. Today, my colleague Joy Sims has prepared a report on…

Court Upholds Cable's Position On Retention Marketing

February 10, 2009

Regular readers of Cable Tech Talk may remember an exchange between Verizon’s Tom Tauke and NCTA’s Kyle McSlarrow that took place last June.  At issue was an FCC decision into allegations that Verizon had violated retention marketing restrictions and actively tried to prevent customers from leaving only after the customer had put in a request…