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New Cybersecurity Bill Introduced

November 30, 2011

This morning, at NCTA’s offices, House Intelligence Committee Chairman Mike Rogers (R, MI-8) and C. A. “Dutch” Ruppersberger (D, MD-2), the Ranking Member of the Intelligence Committee, announced that they were introducing cybersecurity legislation, the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act of 2011. The bill gives the federal government new authority to share classified cyber…

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Spring Technical Forum: Looking for Submissions

November 28, 2011

The Spring Technical Forum Technical Proceedings are like the treasure map everybody’s after in any self-respecting pirate movie: full of reference value, and very possibly the key to a major discovery. This is the published resource, after all, that offered some of the first glimpses of game-changing cable technologies including satellite delivery of video signals…

Helping Teens Navigate Social Media

November 16, 2011

Last week brought a closer look at the actual online behavior of kids with the release of the new Pew Report, “Teens, Kindness and Cruelty on Social Network Sites.” The in-depth study examines teens’ use of social network sites, their experiences and behaviors on the sites, their privacy and safety concerns, and the role of…

Cable Encourages More Families to “Connect to Compete”


November 9, 2011

Broadband access to the Internet has become a fact of life for many Americans.  We use it to find critical information.  We use it to stay in touch with friends and loved ones.  And we learn and study with it.  It has, in many ways, revolutionized how we teach and learn, on the job, at…

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Register for The Cable Show 2012

November 3, 2011

Boston, a major center of innovation, is next year’s host for The Cable Show. We will be in Boston from May 21-23 at the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center. Make sure to join us and other mover and shakers of the cable industry to find out what’s current and what’s next in store for cable.

“This is only a test."

November 2, 2011

You are undoubtedly aware of the Emergency Alert System (EAS), the national public warning system used to address the American public during emergencies. You may have seen the system in action, used by state or local authorities to deliver important emergency information, such as AMBER alerts and weather information targeted to your area. The EAS…