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Statement of NCTA on the Introduction of the ‘‘Data Security and Breach Notification Act of 2012”


2012 Walter Kaitz Foundation Dinner Announced

<strong>WASHINGTON, D.C.</strong> – The 29th Annual Walter Kaitz Foundation Fundraising Dinner will take place on Wednesday, September 12, 2012, at the Hilton New York.  The dinner – conveying the theme “Diversity is More Than a Word” – will be a key part of cable’s Diversity Week during the week of September 10, 2012.</p>

Statement Regarding Senate Approval of the Warner-Kirk-Shaheen Rural Broadband Farm Bill Amendment (#2457)

<p>“We applaud U.S.

Statement Regarding House Energy & Commerce Approval of H. Con. Res. 127 Urging the ITU to Keep the Internet Free from Government Control

<p>“We applaud the House Energy &amp; Commerce Committee for approving this important resolution which sends a strong and clear message that the United Nations and International Telecommunications Union should cease its efforts to assert and impose unprecedented governmental regulation over the Internet.  As history demonstrates, the success of the Internet is firmly rooted in its current multi-stakeholder governance model which incents private investment, consciously avoids government controls, and yields innovative new ways of increasing consumer welfare around the globe.  We es

NCTA Statement on New Government Broadband Initiatives

<br />“We applaud President Obama on the announcement of new government initiatives to spur demand for high bandwidth services.  We also commend the efforts of Rep. Anna Eshoo (D-CA) and Senators Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) and Mark Warner (D-VA) for their leadership in Congress to encourage the adoption of "dig once" policies that will lower the costs deploying broadband infrastructure.”

Statement Regarding the FCC’s 5-0 Vote to Sunset the Viewability Rule

<em>The following statement can be attributed to NCTA President &amp; CEO Michael Powell:</em>

Statement Regarding the Renomination of FCC Commissioner Mignon Clyburn

<em>The following statement can be attributed to NCTA President &amp; CEO Michael Powell:</em>
<p>“We congratulate Commissioner Clyburn for her well-deserved renomination to a second term at the FCC.  Commissioner Clyburn is a passionate advocate for empowering all consumers through technology and we look forward to continuing working with her and the entire Commission to ensure that all Americans enjoy the transformative benefits of broadband and other communications services."</p>

Statement on U.S. House Approval of the FCC Consolidated Reporting Act

<p>“We applaud U.S. House approval of H.R. 3310 and commend Rep. Scalise for his leadership of this important FCC reform legislation.  By reducing the FCC’s non-essential Congressional reporting requirements, the Commission will be able to impose a significantly smaller burden on a vibrant and competitive telecommunications marketplace that is focused on meeting consumer demand for the next big thing.”</p>
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UXP Systems, Motorola Mobility Named Winners of CIO.IT | Competition 2012


Michael Powell Opens The Cable Show 2012

<p> <strong>BOSTON, MA</strong> – Michael K. Powell, President &amp; CEO of the National Cable &amp; telecommunications Association, delivered his State of the Industry address as part of the Opening General Session of The Cable Show 2012, NCTA's 61st Annual Convention and International Exposition. The Cable Show takes place May 21-23, 2012, at the Boston Convention &amp; Exhibition Center.</p>


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