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CABLE INDUSTRY LEADER OFFERS JOINT PROMOTION OF DIGITAL TELEVISION; CITES COMPELLING HIGH DEFINITION PROGRAMMING AS THE DRIVER OF DIGITAL TRANSITION (speech attached)

<B><center>CABLE INDUSTRY LEADER OFFERS JOINT PROMOTION OF DIGITAL TELEVISION<BR><BR>

- CITES COMPELLING HIGH DEFINITION PROGRAMMING
AS THE DRIVER OF DIGITAL TRANSITION -<BR><BR></center>

Statement of Robert Sachs, President & CEO, NCTA, on FCC's Classification of Cable Modem Service as an "Information Service"

<b>WASHINGTON, DC -- </b>"Today’s FCC decision establishes a needed national policy framework for cable high speed Internet services. The classification of cable modem service as an ‘information service,’ and not a telecommunications service, sends a strong signal that cable Internet services will be able to continue to develop in a business environment that favors competition over regulation, and encourages new investment. The Commission traditionally hasn’t regulated information services.

CABLE'S MARKET LEADERSHIP LAUNCHES "BROADBAND DECADE" NCTA'S ROBERT SACHS TELLS ANNUAL CABLE PUBLIC AFFAIRS CONFERENCE IN WASHINGTON, DC (speech attached)

<B><center>CABLE'S MARKET LEADERSHIP LAUNCHES "BROADBAND DECADE" NCTA'S ROBERT SACHS TELLS ANNUAL CABLE PUBLIC AFFAIRS CONFERENCE IN WASHINGTON, DC</center><BR><BR>

Consumer Demand For Cable's Broadband Services Continues To Grow

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<strong>WASHINGTON, DC - </strong>Consumers subscribed to more than 2.3 million units of new digital broadband services during the fourth of quarter 2001 (October 1, 2001 to December 31, 2001), according to a survey of members of the National Cable &amp; Telecommunications Association (NCTA).</p>
<p>More than 875,000 new high speed cable modem subscribers signed up for the service during the quarter, up from 750,000 reported during the third quarter, and surpassing fourth quarter 2000 growth by 100,000 customers.</p>

CABLE 2002: CONNECTING AMERICA; Key Industry Leaders to Headline Opening and Closing General Sessions; National Show Heads for New Orleans, May 5-8

<B><center>Cable 2002: Connecting America<BR>
<I>Key Industry Leaders to Headline Opening and Closing General Sessions<BR>
National Show Heads for New Orleans, May 5 - 8<BR><BR></center></i>

Washington, D.C. – </b>The National Cable & Telecommunications Association today announced the first group of speakers to be featured at Cable 2002, the NCTA’s 51st Annual Convention & International Exposition opening May 5, 2002, at Morial Convention Center in New Orleans, Louisiana.<BR><BR>

NCTA RELEASES STATEMENT ON TAUZIN-DINGELL BILL

<center><B>NCTA ISSUES STATEMENT ON TAUZIN-DINGELL BILL</B></center><BR><BR>

"Broadband competition between cable modem service and DSL is already fierce and we expect such competition to continue. NCTA strongly believes that marketplace competition is the best way to foster the availability of broadband services to all Americans. Thus, we have not opposed the Tauzin-Dingell bill nor advocated that regulatory conditions be placed on broadband competitors."<BR><BR>

CABLE 2002 PROGRAM TARGETS ENGINEERS AND COLLEGE EDUCATORS Technical Sessions to Feature Latest in Broadband Technology; Insight's Kim Kelly to Keynote Academic Seminar

<B><I><center>CABLE 2002</I> PROGRAM TARGETS ENGINEERS AND COLLEGE EDUCATORS<BR><i>Technical Sessions to Feature Latest in Broadband Technology<BR>
Insight's Kim Kelly to Keynote Academic Seminar</i></center><BR><BR>

NCTA Files Reply Comments With FCC Regarding Cable Ownership Rules (Economic Analysis by Professors Howard Shelanski and Gregory Rosston of Stanford University attached)

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<center>NCTA FILES REPLY COMMENTS WITH FCC REGARDING CABLE OWNERSHIP RULES<br /><i>Economic Analysis by Professors Howard Shelanski and Gregory Rosston of Stanford University attached</i></center>
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NCTA Issues Statement Reiterating That Market-Based Competition is the Best Way To Foster Broadband Availability

"USTA's new leadership is apparently unaware that the cable industry is not opposed to the Tauzin-Dingell bill. As stated in NCTA's April 25, 2001 letter to Chairman Tauzin and Congressman Dingell, 'NCTA strongly believes that market-based competition is the best way to foster the availability of broadband services to all Americans.'"

NCTA PRESIDENT & CEO ROBERT SACHS MARKS TELECOM ACT ANNIVERSARY WITH LETTER TO CAPITOL HILL HIGHLIGHTING CABLE'S CONSUMER BENEFITS

<B><center>NCTA PRESIDENT & CEO ROBERT SACHS MARKS TELECOM ACT ANNIVERSARY WITH LETTER TO CAPITOL HILL HIGHLIGHTING CABLE'S CONSUMER BENEFITS</center></b><BR><BR>

Click on the link above to download the letter by NCTA President & CEO Robert Sachs to Members of Congress highlighting the consumer benefits cable customers have realized as a result of the Telecommunications Act of 1996. Tomorrow, February 8, marks the legislation's 6th Anniversary.<BR><BR>

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