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

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<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

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<strong>MCLEAN, VA</strong> – The <a href="http://www.allwomeninmedia.org/">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.

Statement Regarding Brian Lamb and C-SPAN’s Executive Leadership Transition

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

Top Names in Entertainment, Sports, Business and Politics to Speak at The Cable Show 2012

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<br />WASHINGTON, DC – The National Cable &amp; Telecommunications Association (NCTA) announced the first wave of speakers for The Cable Show 2012, NCTA’s 61st Annual Convention and International Exposition, May 21-23, 2012, at the Boston Convention &amp; Exhibition Center.</p>

14 Cable Operators Urge FCC to Encrypt Basic Tier

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<br />WASHINGTON, D.C. – Fourteen cable operators have sent a joint letter to FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski to express strong support for the Commission’s proposal to eliminate the prohibition on encryption of the basic tier for all-digital cable systems. <br /><br /><br /></p>

Telecom Associations Send Letter to Congress on Cybersecurity

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<strong>WASHINGTON, D.C.</strong> – The National Cable &amp; Telecommunications Association (NCTA) has sent a joint letter to Congressional leaders, co-signed by CTIA – The Wireless Association and the United States Telecom Association (USTA). The letter expresses support for legislation that would create a national security framework to provide cyber defense, proposing a series of principles that ought to be followed in the creation of such legislation. </p>
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Powell Statement Regarding the Administration’s “Consumer Privacy Bill of Rights”

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<em>The White House has unveiled a proposed Consumer Privacy Bill of Rights, a voluntary act designed to provide online privacy protection for individuals. The following statement can be attributed to NCTA President &amp; CEO Michael Powell:</em>
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NCTA Statement Regarding FCC Chairman’s Cybersecurity Speech

<p>“We agree with Chairman Genachowski that protecting our nation’s communications systems from cyber-attack is best accomplished through voluntary public-private partnerships rather than top-down government regulation. Best practices and other voluntary measures will give parties throughout the Internet ecosystem the flexibility they need to identify and respond to constantly evolving cyber threats.”</p>
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A Platform for Good Encourages Kids to Connect, Share and Do Good

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