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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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Reaction of NCTA General Counsel Neal Goldberg to 11th Circuit Decision on Pole Attachments

<p>"Today’s U.S. Court of Appeals decision is very good news for consumers. It means that utility companies like Alabama Electric cannot charge arbitrary prices for cable attachments to utility poles resulting in higher costs of cable TV and broadband services."</p>
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STATEMENT OF NCTA PRESIDENT & CEO ROBERT SACHS REGARDING CONFIRMATION OF JONATHAN ADELSTEIN AS FCC COMMISSIONER

<b><CENTER>STATEMENT OF NCTA PRESIDENT & CEO ROBERT SACHS REGARDING CONFIRMATION OF JONATHAN ADELSTEIN AS FCC COMMISSIONER</B></CENTER><br><br>

"Jonathan Adelstein's substantial legislative background and strong working knowledge of many of the issues before the FCC will make him an excellent Commissioner. We congratulate him on his confirmation." <br><br>

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STATEMENT OF NCTA PRESIDENT & CEO ROBERT SACHS IN REFERENCE TO THE MERGER OF COMCAST AND AT&T BROADBAND

<center><b>STATEMENT OF NCTA PRESIDENT & CEO ROBERT SACHS IN REFERENCE TO THE MERGER OF COMCAST AND AT&T BROADBAND</b></center><BR><HR><BR>

NEW CIC WEBSITE OFFERS EASY ACCESS TO MEMBERS' RICH EDUCATION CONTENT FOR TEACHERS, MEDIA SPECIALISTS, PARENTS, CAREGIVERS

<B><center>NEW CIC WEBSITE OFFERS EASY ACCESS TO MEMBERS' RICH EDUCATION CONTENT FOR TEACHERS, MEDIA SPECIALISTS, PARENTS, CAREGIVERS<BR><BR>
INNOVATIVE TECHNOLOGY, EDUCATIONALLY SOUND MATERIALS WILL ENLIVEN, ENHANCE TEACHING AND LEARNING<BR><BR>
-- NEW TOOLS WORK THE WAY THE MIND WORKS --<BR><BR></center>

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