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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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NCTA Seeks Nominees for 2012 Vanguard Awards

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<strong>WASHINGTON, D.C.</strong> – The National Cable &amp; Telecommunications Association (NCTA) issued its annual call for nominations for the Vanguard Awards, the cable industry’s highest honor.   Now in their 47th year, the Vanguard Awards honor the cable industry’s foremost leaders in management, technology, programming, operations and marketing whose accomplishments merit the recognition of the entire industry.   </p>

Popular Live Events Stage “Imagine Park” Returns to <em>The Cable Show 2012</em>

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<strong>WASHINGTON, D.C.</strong> – The National Cable &amp; Telecommunications Association (NCTA) said today that “Imagine Park” will return to <em>The Cable Show 2012</em> as a prime venue to introduce and demonstrate innovative new products and services, and facilitate a timely discussion on issues affecting the future of media and entertainment.</p>

NCTA Opens Call for Presentation Proposals for “CIO.IT | Competition 2012”

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<strong>WASHINGTON, D.C. – </strong>The National Cable &amp; Telecommunications Association (NCTA) today issued a Call for Presentation Proposals as part of the annual <em>CIO.IT </em>track for Chief Information Officers (CIOs) and Information Technology (IT) executives at <em>The Cable Show 2012</em>.  NCTA’s 61st Annual Convention and International Exposition will take place at the Boston Convention &amp; Exposition Center, May 21-23, 2012.  </p>
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