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Technology & Devices

Who's Really Watching, Creating, and Sharing Online Video?


October 18, 2013

This week’s #BroadData is a sign of the times – more adults are creating, publishing, sharing, and watching online videos than ever before. What was once a social endeavor undertaken mostly by young, digital natives is now becoming a cultural norm. The old 1% rule is slowly looking more like the 27% rule.

Competition & GrowthIndustry News

Report Reveals More Consumers than Ever are Using Cable Apps


September 4, 2013

Today’s competitive video marketplace is packed with free user-generated content, subscription OTT services, and even stolen and pirated content – not to mention other pay TV services like satellite and telco. To stake its claim to the future of entertainment, cable has to deliver better, more original, more diverse content on more devices in more…

The Word of the Day is Urbanicity!

February 22, 2013

They say you learn something new every day. Well, we at NCTA want to help keep that adage true, so we’re teaching you about  Urbanicity! A city’s urbanicity is a numeric indicator of how dense its population is both inside and outside of urban areas. The less dense a country is, the harder it is…

Broadband Adoption

ITIF Report Offers a More Accurate Assessment of US Broadband

February 12, 2013

According to a report released today by The Information Technology and Innovation Foundation (ITIF) the United States has “made rapid progress in broadband deployment, performance, and price as well as adoption.” The report offers a comprehensive view of both wired and wireless networks based on: Deployment (the geographic reach of broadband networks) Adoption (the number…

Cable in the Classroom: Who's Teaching Digital Citizenship?

February 8, 2013

A few years ago, there was a major focus on Internet safety education, as if protecting kids from online predators and pornography were all that was needed for children to safely and effectively surf the Web.  Today, much more attention is being paid to other areas of digital citizenship, for example responsible, ethical behavior and…

100,000 Families Helped So Far!

January 25, 2013

Today’s #broaddata comes from Connect2Compete. Knowing how important the Internet is to finding a job, starting a business, and getting an education, Connect2Compete and Cable are finding ways to bring access to families that wouldn’t ordinarily be able to get broadband. So we bring you an infographic sharing some interesting statistics on broadband usage and…