Category Archive: cable

May 26

More Than Technology: Cable Invests in Our Communities

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$1.2 billion. According to a recently released study commissioned by NCTA, that’s how much cable’s video and Internet providers and programmers put toward corporate giving in 2014. The impact that kind of funding has on socially responsible programs is immeasurable, but what does that even look like? Our industry has long been a contributor to …

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Apr 18

WHITE HOUSE MAY THINK WEIGHING IN ON BOXES IS GOOD POLITICS, BUT IT’S BAD GOVERNMENT

This morning, the White House published a blog on an ongoing FCC proceeding discussing the future of TV technology and weighing in on what kind of set top box you should have in your home. We are disappointed that White House political advisers are choosing to inject politics and inflammatory rhetoric into a regulatory proceeding by what is supposed to …

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Feb 03

FCC won’t release Open Internet Details Ahead of Feb. 26 Vote.

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The Federal Communications Commission will not publicly release Internet regulations before they are voted on later this month.  Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler on Monday formally denied a request from congressional Republicans to release the text of those net neutrality rules when they are circulated among the commissioners later this week.  Releasing the draft …

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Sep 15

NCTA Submits Open Internet Rules Reply Comments

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Today, NCTA submitted its reply comments to the FCC regarding the proposed new Open Internet Rules. As we’ve said before, cable broadband providers are unequivocally committed to building and maintaining an open Internet experience. That means we support the original principles of Net Neutrality – that all legitimate Internet traffic should be treated equally when traveling over …

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