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Comments of NCTA President & CEO Robert Sachs in Response to FCC's Ninth Annual Report on Competition in Video Markets

<p>"The report confirms there's increasing competition in the multichannel video marketplace, where three out of four consumers choose cable, while one in four choose a competitor, and where all consumers benefit through great new services, content, and technology."</p>

<p><a href="http://hraunfoss.fcc.gov/edocs_public/attachmatch/FCC-02-338A1.pdf" target="_blank"><u>Link to FCC Report</u></a></p>

Cable and Consumer Electronics Companies Reach Key Agreement on Digital TV Transition Issues

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<b>CABLE AND CONSUMER ELECTRONICS COMPANIES REACH
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<i>Months of Talks Generate Steps to Advance Digital TV Transition,
Benefit Consumers, Provide Market Certainty, and Bring New TVs to Market</i></b>
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CABLE AND CONSUMER ELECTRONICS COMPANIES TO ANNOUNCE KEY AGREEMENT ON DIGITAL TV TRANSITION ISSUES

<B><center>CABLE AND CONSUMER ELECTRONICS COMPANIES TO ANNOUNCE KEY AGREEMENT ON DIGITAL TV TRANSITION ISSUES</B></center><BR><BR>
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Comments of Rob Stoddard, NCTA SVP of Communications & Public Affairs, Regarding FCC Report on Growth in High-Speed Internet Access

<p>The FCC’s data demonstrates the continued and steady growth in popularity of cable modem service. It also serves as an affirmation that our industry's substantial investment in upgrading plant to provide broadband services is yielding tangible consumer benefits.”</p>
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NCTA and Several MSOs Urge U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit to Uphold the FCC’s Decision Classifying Cable Modem Service as an Interstate Information Service

<p>The National Cable &amp; Telecommunications Association (NCTA) yesterday joined several cable multiple system operators in filing an “Intervenor” brief on petitions for review of an FCC Order, in the case of Brand X Internet Services v. Federal Communications Commission and United States of America, being reviewed by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.</p>
<p> In the brief, the parties urge the Court to uphold the FCC’s decision classifying cable modem service as an interstate information service.</p>

NCTA FILES EX PARTE WITH FCC IN RESPONSE TO COALITION OF BROADBAND USERS

<B><center>NCTA FILES <I>EX PARTE</i> WITH FCC IN RESPONSE TO COALITION OF BROADBAND USERS</B></center><BR><BR>

Comments of Rob Stoddard, NCTA SVP of Communications & Public Affairs in Response to Release of GAO Report on the Digital TV Transition

We’ll need to review the full <a href="../pdf_files/GAOReport12-2-02.pdf" class="bodylink" target="_blank"><u>GAO report</u></a> before commenting at length, however, a glance at its findings confirms our belief that consumers are just now learning about digital TV, that additional education for consumers and retailers would be helpful, and that the transition itself is fairly complex, not only for consumers but also for the industries that are voluntarily working together to make it happen.

STATEMENT OF ROB STODDARD, NCTA SR. VP OF COMMUNICATIONS & PUBLIC AFFAIRS IN RESPONSE TO NEWS RELEASE OF CONSUMERS UNION REGARDING CABLE PRICES

<B><center>STATEMENT OF ROB STODDARD<br>
SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT, COMMUNICATIONS & PUBLIC AFFAIRS<br>
NATIONAL CABLE & TELECOMMUNICATIONS ASSOCIATION (NCTA)<br>
IN RESPONSE TO NEWS RELEASE OF CONSUMERS UNION REGARDING CABLE PRICES</B></CENTER><br><br>

LEADING THE DIGITAL REVOLUTION NAMED AS THEME FOR THE NATIONAL SHOW 2003

<B><center><I>LEADING THE DIGITAL REVOLUTION</i> NAMED AS THEME FOR THE NATIONAL SHOW 2003<br><br>
<i>Official Website of the Show is Launched</I></center><BR><BR>

Statement of Dan Brenner, Sr. Vice President, Law & Regulatory Policy in Response to Letter Reportedly Sent Today to the FCC from the "Coalition of Broadband Users"

<p>“The Microsoft-led coalition is a group in search of a problem. Ten million cable modem users today enjoy access to any content of their choice on the Internet. Those who advocate regulation of broadband Internet services have failed to provide any evidence of consumer problems accessing Internet sites.”</p>

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