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Net NeutralityPublic Policy

What's at Stake When the Open Internet Goes on Trial?

September 9, 2013

Today, the federal appeals court in Washington, DC heard arguments in a closely watched case in which Verizon Communications is challenging the FCC’s 2010 Open Internet order.  We aren’t in the business of predicting the outcome of judicial hearings and don’t intend to start now.  But no matter how the case comes out, cable broadband…

Energy EfficiencyIndustry News

Taking Important Strides in Implementing Energy Efficiency Agreement

May 22, 2013

The Steering Committee for the unprecedented Set-Top Box Energy Conservation Agreement that NCTA and CEA announced last December convened its second meeting in Denver last Friday to continue implementation of the significant commitments that will lead to annual energy savings of $1.5 billion for American consumers.  All of the Agreement Signatory companies participated in the…

Set-Top Box Energy Conservation Agreement Update

February 25, 2013

By Neal Goldberg, NCTA and Doug Johnson, CEA The unprecedented, voluntary Set-Top Box Energy Conservation Agreement that NCTA and CEA announced last December was just the first step in the multichannel video industry’s effort to implement significant commitments that will lead to annual savings of $1.5 billion for American consumers. One outcome of the agreement…

Verizon and Parlor Tricks

May 1, 2009

Earlier this week, Cablevision announced Optimum Online Ultra, a new high-speed Internet product that uses the DOCSIS 3.0 standard to deliver speeds up to 101 Mbps. This is very exciting news, especially when you connect this announcement to the cable operators who have deployed wideband service over the past year – Comcast, Charter and Cox…

There You Go Again. . .

June 20, 2008

[Ed. Note: This is in response to a post on Verizon's Policy Blog, by Tom Tauke.] Tom, I have great respect for you but your blog this morning was a little over the top. “Thwart consumer choice?” C’mon, Tom. This is really about Verizon trying to thwart competition . . . again. Here is what…