Category Archives: Industry News

Michael Powell Inducted into the Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame

NCTA President and CEO Michael Powell was inducted into the Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame last night. The celebration, held at New York’s Waldorf Astoria, was an opportunity for Powell and the nine other inductees to be recognized for their vision, hard work, and commitment to the programming and communications industries. Powell’s decades-long career […]

Internet Providers At the Top of Investment Heroes Ranking 2016

The latest Progressive Policy Institute Investment Heroes 2016 report is in, and for the third year in a row, ISPs are the biggest investors of capital in the United States. With a total of over $48 billion invested in 2015, ISPs are injecting billions of dollars into networks and equipment to meet customer demands in […]

Paying Tribute to Hispanic Heritage Month

Hispanic Heritage Month, which started on September 15 in honor of the independence day anniversaries of several Latin American countries, is a commemoration of Latinos in American culture. And for TV programmers and internet providers it’s especially important to not only reflect the diverse voices and cultures of the nation’s fastest growing minority group, but […]

The NCTA Foundation: A Catalyst for Change

Recently, we announced our new brand, NCTA – The Internet & Television Association, to reflect the industry we represent and the ever-changing future ahead of us. In line with this change, today we announced another strategic shift in how NCTA is evolving as an organization as its foundation delves into its first year of grant-making. […]

Why Isn’t Everyone Online?

55 percent of non-internet users say the reason is they do not have any need for it or have no interest in it It’s hard to imagine a time before the internet. Before we had near-instant access to limitless information, streaming entertainment, and the ability to connect to people across the globe. Over the last […]

A New Chapter

Last week, NCTA – The Internet & Television Association introduced our new brand. The change was made to reflect the dramatic changes that are underway in the marketplace, in technology, in the way consumers access their digital life and in the products and services our industry delivers. The near future is exciting. A true commitment to […]

The Key To A Great Internet Experience is Reliability

Internet access is a vital tool. It brings us information in the blink of an eye for everything from school assignments, to staying in contact with friends and family, or even a night in binge watching The Americans. But it’s only as good as its reliability. Reliability is the key to unleashing all that an […]

Annual Walter Kaitz Dinner Raises Nearly $1.7 Million to Conclude Diversity Week

Last night’s 33rd Annual Walter Kaitz Foundation Dinner concluded another exciting Diversity Week this year in New York City for many from the internet and television family. Together, the industry raised nearly $1.7 million, which not only exemplifies the deep commitment that pay TV creators and internet service providers share for diversity, but the pride that […]

Why NCTA is Now The Internet & Television Association

Today is an important day for the future of NCTA. I’m thrilled to announce that we have officially changed our brand to NCTA – The Internet & Television Association. This new brand will be the association’s formal name in all aspects of our public image and work. So why did we change?  Because we want […]