Posts By NCTA

The Near Future is Almost Here

Holograms, virtual reality, artificial intelligence; we’ve been talking a lot lately about what life looks like in the near future. And tomorrow, Thursday April 27th, we’re continuing that conversation with a unique half-day event called The Near Future. It’s an invitation-only event specially designed to challenge convention, spark inspiration, and reconsider how we think and […]

We’re Doing Our Part to Grow the Economy

The internet and television industry has long supported and been responsible for the innovation, creativity, and expansion we’ve seen in the media and entertainment space in recent years, one which millions of consumers benefit from every day. But along with this, it’s also played a huge role in providing the economic vitality we’ve seen sprout […]

Tomorrow is on Display at The Near Future Event

We’re about a week out from The Near Future Event, a unique half-day event that will peak into the future of some exciting technologies that are on the cusp of transforming our lives. The April 27th event at Union Market’s Dock 5 will explore four pillars of human-technology interactivity – the way we LIVE, WORK, […]

The State of Virtual Reality in 2017

In the latest installment of our State of the Industry series, we explore the rise of virtual reality and its predicted growth worldwide as a medium that will touch many aspects of our lives in the next several years, particularly in the media and entertainment landscape. Similar to the advancements we’ve seen in internet speeds, […]

Coloring in More Details on The Near Future

Earlier this month, NCTA announced The Near Future, a completely unique half-day event designed to challenge convention, spark inspiration, and reconsider how we think and talk about the future of technology. We held back on details – after all, we didn’t want to spoil the surprise – but we did reveal that it would be […]

Taking Consumer Privacy Seriously

Congressional approval of a resolution to reverse the previous FCC’s misguided privacy rules has resulted in some pretty serious and mistaken claims about what ISPs can and can’t do with customer information. This is unfortunate because consumer privacy is something that our member companies have always respected and have an excellent track record of protecting. […]

D.C. Tops South Korea for Fast Internet Speeds

For those of us who live and work in the Washington, D.C. area, we don’t have to look far when looking for regions with the fastest average internet speeds. According to the latest Akamai State of the Internet Report covering the fourth quarter of 2016, Washington, D.C. takes the trophy for the fastest average internet […]

The State of Online Gaming in 2017

Earlier this year, we took a look at the state of America’s internet connectivity and speeds, premium television, and TV Everywhere to measure progress in our communications and entertainment marketplaces.  This week, in the latest status check of our series, we examine the state of online gaming and its steady surge in popularity in U.S. […]