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IPv6 Workshop at <em>The Cable Show 2012</em> Explores Issues and Progress

<strong>WASHINGTON, D.C.</strong> – A special technical workshop at <em>The Cable Show 2012</em> will explore the progress and issues surrounding the global transition to IPv6 Internet Protocol (IP) addressing.  “Internet Protocol version 6” (IPv6) accommodates for the rapid growth of the Internet and the explosion of devices used for Internet access – which all require IP addresses.</p>

Healthy MEdia Commission Announces First Report


New Study Reveals Americans Believe TV Parental Guidelines Are Effective

<p>Today the TV Parental Guidelines Monitoring Board delivered key findings of a recent survey conducted on the TV Parental Guidelines to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC).  More than 90 percent of parents say they are aware of the TV Parental Guidelines Ratings System, while over two-thirds say they use the ratings to manage their family TV viewing, according to this new study conducted on behalf of the Monitoring Board.  The high visibility of the TV ratings and significant usage by parents demonstrate that the ratings system is providing a valuable resource to millions of

The Focus is on Innovation at NCTA’s “Imagine Park”


Baker & Kent Top the List of NCTA’s 2012 Vanguard Winners


Walter Kaitz Foundation’s 3rd Annual Hollywood Creative Forum Connects Executives and Industry Professionals in Los Angeles

<strong>WASHINGTON, D. C.</strong> –  The Walter Kaitz Foundation is hosting the third annual program aimed at connecting mid-to-upper level professionals of color with producing, directing and writing/story producing credits in nonfiction/reality, with network and production company executives.  “The Hollywood Creative Forum” is being held on Wednesday, April 11th at the Hyatt Regency Century City in Los Angeles and kicks off with an exclusive VIP Reception for attendees at the Creative Artists Agency headquarters on Tuesday, April 10th.</p>

Statement Applauding Approval of H.R. 3309, the Federal Communications Commission Process Reform Act of 2011

<em>The following statement can be attributed to NCTA President &amp; CEO Michael Powell:</em>

CableLabs®, NCTA and SCTE to Co-Host Cable’s Premiere Spring Technical Event During <em>The Cable Show 2012</em>

<strong>WASHINGTON, D.C.</strong> – The 2012 Spring Technical Forum – hosted by Cable Television Laboratories, Inc. (CableLabs®), the National Cable &amp; Telecommunications Association (NCTA), and the Society of Cable Telecommunications Engineers (SCTE), returns for the third year as the technical centerpiece of <em>The Cable Show</em>, May 21 – 23, 2012, in Boston. </p>

Alliance for Women in Media Foundation Announces NCTA as Title Sponsor for 2012 Symposia Series

<strong>MCLEAN, VA</strong> – The <a href="">Alliance for Women in Media Foundation</a> (AWMF) is pleased announce that the National Cable &amp; Telecommunications Association (NCTA) will be the Title Sponsor of the 2012 AWMF Symposia Series. This in-depth media series will call attention throughout the year to critical issues that continue to affect women in media today.</p>

CableLabs-Energy Lab Tests Verify Significant Set-Top Power Savings from “Light Sleep” Mode

<p><strong>LOUISVILLE, CO</strong> – Digital set-top boxes being deployed by the U.S. cable industry this year are projected to offer energy savings of 20 percent or more when the devices shift into a new “light sleep” mode, according to recent evaluations by CableLabs - Energy Lab.</p><p>As part of a major new cable industry energy conservation initiative announced last fall, the six largest U.S. cable companies, serving approximately 85 percent of U.S.


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