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NCTA ISSUES WHITE PAPER ON CABLE TELEPHONY (white paper attached)

<b>Seattle, WA -- </b>While cable telephony is still a relatively young business, cable companies now serve some 1.3 million residential subscribers in 20 states, according to a just-released National Cable &amp; Telecommunications Association white paper: "Cable Telephony: Offering Consumers Competitive Choice."<br /><br />Additionally, five major cable companies or their affiliates – Adelphia Business Solutions, Cablevision Lightpath, Comcast Business Communication, Cox Fibernet/Cox Business Service and Time Warner Telecom – are providing business tel

BROADBAND CABLE MODEM SERVICE AVAILABLE TO 60 MILLION HOUSEHOLDS, NCTA PRESIDENT AND CEO ROBERT SACHS TELLS NARUC (speech attached)

<b>Seattle, WA -- </b>The cable industry now passes more than 60 million households with its high speed Internet service, and the industry’s deployment continues at a rapid pace, NCTA President &amp; CEO Robert Sachs told a meeting of the Telecommunications Committee of the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners (NARUC) in Seattle, WA today.<br /><br />"Five million plus cable modem customers have proven (the skeptics) wrong, and 70,000 new cable modem customers are signing up very week," Sachs said.

CABLE OFFERS SOLID PROGRAMMING MENU AT TCA TOUR

<b>Pasadena, CA -- </b>As cable networks concluded five days of programming previews Saturday at the Television Critics Association’s Press Tour here, the varied offerings highlighted the diversity and innovation that cable has brought to television. <br /><br />Saturday’s presentations by nine of cable’s newer nets capped a strong showing earlier that underscored cable’s continued and steady growth in both consumer acceptance and critical acclaim.

STATEMENT OF NCTA PRESIDENT AND CEO ROBERT SACHS ON HENRICO COUNTY CASE

"The Fourth Circuit's decision in the Henrico case offers the strongest judicial affirmation yet that public policy decisions regarding cable modem services are not within the jurisdiction of local governments. Today's court decision will further encourage the rapid deployment of high speed cable Internet services to consumers."<br /><br />

NCTA Files Reply Comments in the FCC's Rulemaking Proceeding on Universal Service

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NCTA FILES REPLY BRIEF IN SUPREME COURT POLE ATTACHMENTS CASE, NCTA V. GULF POWER CO. (CASE NO. 00-832)

Click on the link above to download NCTA's July 6 Supreme Court filing. <br /><br /><a href="http://www.ncta.com/docs/ci.cfm?ciId=5&amp;showArticles=ok">Learn more about Pole Attachments</a>

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>

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