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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>

CABLE IN THE CLASSROOM REDEFINES MISSION TO BECOME LEADER AND ACTIVE PARTNER IN EDUCATION COMMUNITY; CIC & NCTA BOARDS APPROVE NEW STRATEGIC PLAN

<B><CENTER>CABLE IN THE CLASSROOM REDEFINES MISSION TO BECOME LEADER AND ACTIVE PARTNER IN EDUCATION COMMUNITY<br><i>CIC & NCTA BOARDS APPROVE NEW STRATEGIC PLAN</I><br><br></CENTER>

Alexandria, VA -- </B>Cable in the Classroom (CIC) today announced a new mission and strategic plan, designed to re-focus the cable industry consortium as a leader in providing the educational benefits of broadband services and content to students, teachers, and parents.<br><br>

JOE WAZ AND CHRISTINE LEVESQUE APPOINTED CO-CHAIRS OF NCTA'S PUBLIC AFFAIRS COMMITTEE

<B><center>JOE WAZ AND CHRISTINE LEVESQUE APPOINTED
CO-CHAIRS OF NCTA'S PUBLIC AFFAIRS COMMITTEE</center><BR><BR>

Washington, DC - </b>The National Cable & Telecommunications Association (NCTA) today announced the appointments of Joe Waz, Vice President of External Affairs & Public Policy Counsel for Comcast Corporation, and Christine Levesque, Senior Vice President of Communication & Marketing for Rainbow Media Holdings, Inc. as co-chairs of the NCTA Public Affairs Committee, effective immediately.<BR><BR>

OPERATORS OF MID-SIZE, SMALL AND RURAL CABLE SYSTEMS DETAIL BROADBAND DEPLOYMENT FOR FCC

<B><CENTER>OPERATORS OF MID-SIZE, SMALL AND RURAL CABLE SYSTEMS DETAIL BROADBAND DEPLOYMENT FOR FCC<br>
- CEOs Highlight Consumer Benefits of High Speed Internet Service Deployment -</CENTER><BR><BR>

SCTE'S BROADBAND KNOWLEDGE SUMMIT TO BE HELD IN CONJUNCTION WITH CABLE 2002 IN NEW ORLEANS

<center><B>SCTE'S BROADBAND KNOWLEDGE SUMMIT TO BE HELD IN CONJUNCTION WITH <i>CABLE 2002</I> IN NEW ORLEANS</center><BR><BR>

EXTON, PA., JAN. 30, 2002 </b>- The Society of Cable Telecommunications Engineers (SCTE) will hold its Broadband Knowledge Summit from May 7-9 in conjunction with the 51st Annual Convention & International Exposition of the National Cable & Telecommunications Association (NCTA), <I>Cable 2002</i>, taking place May 5-8 in New Orleans, La.<BR><BR>

NCTA ISSUES CALL FOR VANGUARD AWARD NOMINATIONS; AWARD CEREMONIES A HIGHLIGHT OF CABLE 2002

<center><B>NCTA ISSUES CALL FOR VANGUARD AWARD NOMINATIONS<br>AWARD CEREMONIES A HIGHLIGHT OF <i>CABLE 2002</I></center><BR><BR>

Washington, D.C.- </b>The National Cable & Telecommunications Association (NCTA) today issued its call for nominations for the 2002 Vanguard Awards, the cable industry’s highest honor. <BR><BR>

NCTA PRESIDENT & CEO ROBERT SACHS ELECTED TO BOARD OF NATIONAL COALITION FOR CANCER SURVIVORSHIP

<b><CENTER>NCTA PRESIDENT & CEO ROBERT SACHS ELECTED TO BOARD
OF NATIONAL COALITION FOR CANCER SURVIVORSHIP</B></CENTER><br><br>

Robert Sachs, President & Chief Executive Officer of the National Cable & Telecommunications Association (NCTA), has been elected to the board of the National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship (NCCS). <br><br>

NEW CABLE PROGRAMMING ADDRESSES TOUGH SOCIAL ISSUES

<B><center>NEW CABLE PROGRAMMING ADDRESSES TOUGH SOCIAL ISSUES</center><BR><BR>

Pasadena, CA -- </b>As cable networks conclude five days of program previews today at the Television Critics Association’s (TCA) Press Tour, the array of featured drama series, original movies, news programs and documentary specials once again confirm cable’s position as a leader in providing thought-provoking, issue-oriented programming.<BR><BR>

NEW YEAR, NEW BEGINNINGS, NEW INITIATIVES; CABLE & BROADBAND DIVERSITY ORGANIZATION LAUNCHES INDUSTRY-WIDE DIVERSITY INITIATIVES - $500,000 AVAILABLE IN GRANTS

<B><center>NEW YEAR, NEW BEGINNINGS, NEW INITIATIVES; CABLE & BROADBAND DIVERSITY ORGANIZATION LAUNCHES INDUSTRY-WIDE DIVERSITY INITIATIVES - $500,000 AVAILABLE IN GRANTS</center><BR><BR>

San Francisco, CA:</b> The Walter Kaitz Foundation—the cable and broadband industry’s diversity organization announced today the launch of several new initiatives that will promote diversity within the industry. <BR><BR>

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