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CableCares Returns to The Cable Show

March 31, 2009

After the success of CableCares, we are bringing back CableCares for community service work in Washington, DC. This year’s CableCares initiative will focus on donating time, materials and financial support to help improve Washington, DC schools and the community. In partnership with Comcast, CableCares will leverage the resources of the cable broadband industry and the…

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We're in your Convention Center, Building your Nation

March 27, 2009

Live and direct from the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, DC, I am happy to report that the 2009 Cable Show is now officially loading in and that Broadband Nation is starting to take shape:

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This Week in Broadband Stimulus Funding

March 26, 2009

Since this has been a busy week, it seemed like a good time to provide an update on the broadband stimulus implementation process. I’ll refer you back to this earlier video from NCTA President & CEO Kyle McSlarrow and our White Paper; we think a strong broadband infrastructure is a good thing and we think…

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Weather Forecast for The Cable Show '09

March 26, 2009

Here’s the weather forecast for Washington, DC during The Cable Show. Unfortunately, it is expected to rain next Wednesday and Friday, but that should not affect many Cable Show attendees as they will be nice and dry inside the Washington Convention Center. Weather Forecast, courtesy of The Weather Channel March 31 Mostly Cloudy High: 61Ā°…

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A Lively Debate About Online Video

March 25, 2009

I hope you are following the very vibrant debate that’s been taking place over the last week, involvingĀ  Boxee CEO Avner Ronen, Chairman of HDNet Mark Cuban and a host of other people about the relationship between free online video and the programming available from multichannel video distributers, such as cable, satellite and phone companies….

Sony and Comcast Team Up

March 20, 2009

This week, Comcast and Sony opened up a joint retail presence in Philly: Sony Style Comcast Labs. Quite a mouthful, but the name reflects its intention, as both retail store and technology lab, to serve as a place for consumers learn about emerging technologies and check out the latest digital devices. Much of it is…