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COMMENTS OF NCTA PRESIDENT & CEO ROBERT SACHS REGARDING ESPN NATIONAL PRESS CLUB BRIEFING

<p><b>Washington D.C. - </b>Cable prices reflect a variety of cost factors that have increasingly made cable a better product and consumer value. These factors include the increased cost of labor to deliver and support services, the rising cost of providing quality programming, significant capital investment in technology to provide new cable services, and interest to service this investment.

NCTA LAUNCHES "CABLE: FASTER FORWARD" MEDIA CAMPAIGN

<b><center>NCTA LAUNCHES <i>“CABLE: FASTER FORWARD”</i> <br>

MEDIA CAMPAIGN</b></center><BR> <BR>

<b>Washington, D.C. –</b> A multi-media advertising campaign to highlight the cable industry’s progress in delivering more choice, quality and value to American consumers through the deployment of advanced broadband services has been launched in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area, the National Cable & Telecommunications Association (NCTA) announced today.<br>

CHARTER CEO CARL VOGEL TO CHAIR 2004 NATIONAL SHOW

<b> <center>Charter CEO Carl Vogel to Chair 2004 National Show</center> <br>

<i><center>NCTA Launches 2004 Convention Web Site</i></b></center><BR> <BR>

<p>Washington, D.C. – Carl Vogel, President and CEO of Charter Communications, Inc., will serve as the Chairman of the 2004 <i>National Show</i> convention committee, the National Cable & Telecommunications Association (NCTA) announced today. </p>

Statement of Daniel Brenner, NCTA Senior Vice President, Law & Regulatory Policy, Regarding the Ninth Circuit Brand X v. FCC Ruling

<p>Cable modem customers enjoy unfettered access to any content of their choosing on the Internet. Nothing in the Brand X decision alters this reality.</p>

NCTA Board Chairman Glenn Britt Says Consumers Benefit From Marketplace Competition

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NCTA Board Chairman Glenn Britt Says<br />
Consumers Benefit from Marketplace Competition</b>
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CRITICAL ACCLAIM FOR CABLE CONTINUES WITH EMMY WINS

<b><center>Critical Acclaim for Cable Continues with Emmy Wins</center><BR>
<i><center>Cable Networks Win 39 Primetime Emmy Awards</i></b></center><BR><BR>

<b>Washington, DC </b>– Increased investments in cable programming have not only garnered increased viewership and critical acclaim, but industry recognition as well, with 10 cable networks taking home a total of 39 Primetime Emmy awards from the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (ATAS) in Los Angeles.

WALTER KAITZ FOUNDATION AND NCTA ANNOUNCE A NEW DIRECTION FOR CABLE INDUSTRY DIVERSITY INITIATIVES

<center><b>Walter Kaitz Foundation and NCTA Announce a New Direction<br>
for Cable Industry Diversity Initiatives</b></center>

NCTA CALLS ON FCC TO DECLARE THE MULTICHANNEL VIDEO MARKETPLACE FULLY COMPETITIVE

<b><center>NCTA Calls on FCC to Declare the Multichannel Video Marketplace<BR><BR>

“Fully Competitive”<BR> <BR> </center></b>

<i> <b><center>Association Cites Burgeoning Competition Among Video Providers and

Increasing Choices in Programming as Evidence of a Vibrant Marketplace</i></B></center><BR><BR>

STATEMENT OF NCTA PRESIDENT & CEO ROBERT SACHS REGARDING THE FCC's ORDER ON THE "PLUG AND PLAY" AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CABLE AND CONSUMER ELECTRONICS INDUSTRIES

"Today’s action is good for consumers, because it will hasten the day when “digital cable ready” television sets will reach the market, making it easier for cable customers to access digital television services such as high-definition television programming without the need for set-top boxes. It also validates the affirmative response of the cable and consumer electronics industries to the encouragement they received from FCC and Congressional leaders who urged the two industries to reach voluntary agreements to resolve DTV transition issues.

60 Million U.S. TV Households Can Receive HDTV Via Cable

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<center> 60 Million U.S. TV Households Can Receive HDTV Via Cable<br /><br />

<i>HDTV Now Available in 19 of Top 20 Markets Nationwide From Local Cable Operator</i></center>
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