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INSIGHT COMMUNICATIONS PRESIDENT MICHAEL S. WILLNERELECTED CHAIRMAN OF THE NCTA BOARD OF DIRECTORS;OTHER NCTA BOARD MEMBERS ELECTED;EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE NAMED

<b>CHICAGO, IL</b> - Michael S. Willner, President of Insight Communications, was elected Chairman of the Board of Directors of the National Cable &amp; Telecommunications Association during a board meeting held today at the Cable 2001 national convention in Chicago. Other officers elected for 2001-2002 were:<br />
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<li><b>Vice Chairman: </b>Jerald L. Kent, President and CEO, Charter Communications</li>

CABLE 2001 PROGRAM UPDATE: MEDIA TRIO TO LEAD TUESDAY'S GENERAL SESSION DISCUSSION CNN'S FRANK SESNO TO ADDRESS TUESDAY PUBLIC POLICY SESSION

<b>Chicago, IL</b> – Journalists Sallie Hofmeister, Leslie Cauley and David Leiberman will provide the questions during Tuesday’s General Session "The Path of Big Returns: We’re Making Broadband Happen."<br /><br />Hofmeister of the <i>Los Angeles Times</i>, Cauley of the <i>Wall Street Journal</i>, and Leiberman of <i>USA Today</i> cover the cable industry on a daily basis, and are expected to lead the panel of six leading cable executives in a lively discussion on the issues facing the industry.<br /><br />T

CABLE 2001 TO FEATURE STARS & LEGENDS OF SPORTS AND ENTERTAINMENT AT CHICAGO EVENTS

<B><center><I>CABLE 2001</i> TO FEATURE STARS & LEGENDS<BR>OF SPORTS AND ENTERTAINMENT AT CHICAGO EVENTS</B><BR><BR></center>

STAGE SET FOR CABLE 2001

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<li>FCC Chairman Michael Powell to Keynote Tuesday General Session</li>
<li>Senate Majority Leader Daschle and House Speaker Hastert Visit Convention Monday</li>

CABLE 2001 TO FEATURE ANNUAL CABLE & EDUCATION FORUM

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CONGRESSIONAL LEADERS HASTERT AND DASCHLE TO PARTICIPATE IN CABLE 2001; Convention Webcast Details Announced

<b>Washington, D.C. – </b>Top U.S. Congressional leaders will help kick off the National Cable &amp; Telecommunications Association’s 50th Annual Convention and International Exposition, June 10 – 13, 2001 at Chicago’s McCormick Place. <br /><br />On Monday, June 11, at 11:00 a.m., House Speaker Dennis Hastert (R-IL) will cut the ribbon officially opening the Cable 2001 exhibition floor, followed immediately by a press availability and tour of the floor.

PIONEERING CONSUMER TECHNOLOGY PLANNED FOR CABLE 2001

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NO CASE MADE TO REGULATE NASCENT INTERACTIVE TV SERVICES, NCTA SAYS TO FCC

<b>Washington, DC</b> -- Pro-regulation advocates have failed to make a legal, factual, or public policy case for intruding on market forces, the National Cable &amp; Telecommunications Association argued in its reply comments to the FCC’s Notice of Inquiry on interactive TV services. <br /><br />"The initial round of comments in this proceeding confirms what was obvious from the outset: It is not only extremely premature but also counter-productive and contrary to the public interest to contemplate regulating interactive television," NCTA wrote.

MAGGIE WILDEROTTER, PRESIDENT AND CEO OF WINK COMMUNICATIONS TO ADDRESS WASHINGTON METROPOLITAN CABLE CLUB LUNCHEON ON FRIDAY, MAY 18

Following are the details on the upcoming WMCC Luncheon. Please use the attached document to RSVP to the event, or call the WMCC Hotline at 202/775-1085. <br /><br />

CALLS FOR INTERACTIVE TV REGULATION THREATEN EMERGING MARKET, NCTA PRESIDENT & CEO ROBERT SACHS TELLS SCTE FORUM 2001

<b>ORLANDO, FL -- </b>Calls to regulate nascent interactive television services, which have yet to be defined, would have the unintended consequence of discouraging investment and slowing their introduction, National Cable &amp; Telecommunications Association President &amp; CEO Robert Sachs said Wednesday in his keynote address to the SCTE Expo 2001 in Orlando, Florida. “NCTA takes no issue with pure fact finding [by the FCC],” Sachs told the annual gathering of the Society of Cable Telecommunications Engineers.

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