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What You Need to Know Before Tomorrow's STELA Hearing

March 11, 2014

The U.S. House Subcommittee on Communications and Technology will hold a hearing tomorrow on legislation to reauthorize the Satellite Television Extension and Localism Act, commonly referred to as STELA. Sitting on the panel of witnesses will be NCTA President and CEO Michael Powell. We expect the hearing to highlight several important issues, but two issues in particular…

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It's Not 1992 Anymore

September 10, 2013

This week two congressional committees — the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, and the Internet and the House Committee on Energy and Commerce — will hold hearings to examine issues that relate to changes in today’s video entertainment marketplace and to satellite copyright licenses that are set to expire in 2014.  And if…


FCC Report Reveals Broadband Growth and Development

February 15, 2013

The FCC today released their annual “Measuring Broadband America” report which tests consumer broadband performance in the U.S.  The report’s findings underscore that the U.S. enjoys a healthy, growing, and competitive broadband marketplace. The good news from a cable perspective is that providers are delivering speeds that consistently meet or exceed advertised numbers.  That isn’t…