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Hearing on "Competitive Availability of Navigation Devices"

April 29, 2010

NCTA President & CEO Kyle McSlarrow has just finished testifying before the House Energy and Commerce subcommittee on Communications, Technology, and the Internet on the issue of “Competitive Availability of Navigation Devices,” as covered by the National Broadband Plan. You can see a written copy of his testimony here. In his testimony, Kyle referenced the…

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Tips For Using The Cable Show Mobile App

April 27, 2010

Have you had a chance to download our Cable Show Mobile App yet? The app is available for both BlackBerries and Apple products like; iPhone, iPad and iTouch.  Download it now for: Exhibitor information and details in the palm of your hand Real-time Show alerts and Twitter feeds (make sure to use #CS10 when tweeting…

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Wanted: Cable Show Roving Reporters

April 26, 2010

Interested in sharing your Cable Show 2010 experience with the world? We’re equipping a select group of Cable Show 2010 attendees with Cisco Flip video cameras to record their show experience. We’ll then post selected videos online via The Cable Show YouTube channel and The Cable Show blog. There are a few parameters: Reporters would…

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Meet The CableNET 2010 Exhibitors

April 21, 2010

Co-sponsored by CableLabs® and the National Cable & Telecommunications Association, CableNET continues to break new ground by offering visitors up-close-and-personal demonstrations of innovative technology advancements being developed by leading industry providers. Register for The Cable Show 2010 and see what the next step in cable technology will be. THE CABLENET EXHIBITORS: Affinegy will show its…

New FCC Proceedings on Video Devices and CableCARDs

April 21, 2010

Today’s FCC public meeting focused on the future of set-top boxes and the current CableCARD regime. As John Eggerton reported for B&C: The inquiry asks for comment on developing an interface device in the home for “all consumer devices,” which the FCC says will achieve four key goals: 1) Spur investment and innovation in the…

Getting to the Heart of Net Neutrality

April 12, 2010

NCTA’s President & CEO Kyle McSlarrow appeared last week on the public radio program The Diane Rehm Show.  Guest host Frank Sesno and guests Amy Schatz, of the Wall Street Journal, and Ben Scott, of Free Press, discussed the recent Circuit Court decision involving Comcast and the FCC, as well as the larger issue of…

Providers Back Web Freedom

April 9, 2010

The column below appeared today in The USA Today, as an opposing view to a USA Today editorial. Opposing view on ‘Net neutrality’: Providers back Web freedom By Kyle McSlarrow On Tuesday, a federal court struck down a Federal Communications Commission order enforcing a rule that the agency hadn’t ever actually adopted. The court’s decision…