Monthly Archives: December 2009

Answer The Call For Speakers

The Call For Speakers for the Cable Show 2010 Educational Sessions is now open. If you’ve got something to contribute, let us know by submitting your credentials.  The Cable Show 2010 offers a prominent stage for intelligent discussion of industry issues. You can submit your proposal here: Year after year, The Cable Show presents […]

The Cable Show Goes CarbonFree®

The Cable Show 2010 has partnered with, the leading nonprofit carbon offset and climate solutions organization, to make this year’s show CarbonFree®.  By working with, we’ve calculated our conference’s carbon footprint and instituted a program to reduce that footprint to zero. The Cable Show is offsetting all of the emissions from employee travel, […]

Cutting Yourself Off From Cable

One of the big stories in tech reporting over the past year or so has been the move by some consumers to “cut the cord” from their subscription TV service and begin relying on the Internet for the delivery of video content.  I catch up on a lot of shows myself by watching them online […]

On Net Neutrality and the First Amendment

Today, NCTA President & CEO Kyle McSlarrow gave a speech at the Media Institute, the nonprofit research foundation specializing in communications policy issues. Fittingly, since the Institute is very focused on issues of freedom of speech, the address focused on “net neutrality” and the First Amendment. You can read the speech here, but I thought […]

Interesting TV Viewing Stats from Nielsen

The latest “Three Screens” report from Nielsen today shows that despite repeated claims of rampant “cord cutting” from the media, the overwhelming majority of video is still consumed on good old fashioned televisions, and without time shifting from DVRS.  Live TV is still the number one choice for viewing. Americans watch an average of 31 […]

Introducing Adoption Plus: Broadband + Education = Greater Opportunity

Today we are announcing the next step in our industry’s longstanding commitment to use our technologies to improve education in America. We’re proposing a two-year public-private pilot program called Adoption Plus (A+) which could bring broadband to millions of children in low-income households. Twenty years ago, our industry founded Cable in the Classroom (CIC), which […]