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2011-05-10 14:46:00

WASHINGTON, May 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A panel of top cable and entertainment industry leaders will discuss how their companies are approaching the ever-evolving and increasingly competitive telecommunications marketplace during the opening session of The Cable Show 2011, the 60th Annual Convention and International Exposition of the National Cable & Telecommunications Association (NCTA), June 14-16 at McCormick Place in Chicago. Convention co-chairs David Zaslav, President and...

2011-04-28 16:24:00

WASHINGTON, April 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- With recent projections for national cable advertising showing growth at faster rates than almost all other U.S. media, The Cable Show 2011 will feature a timely discussion focused on a number of advertising issues and opportunities for cable operators, programmers, advertising agencies and buyers. The Cable Show 2011, the National Cable & Telecommunications Association's (NCTA) 60th Annual Convention and International Exposition, takes place...

2011-04-28 13:20:00

WASHINGTON, April 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Mae Douglas, Executive Vice President & Chief People Officer, Cox Communications, and Tom Rutledge, Chief Operating Officer, Cablevision Systems Corporation, are the 2011 recipients of the cable industry's top honor, the Vanguard Award for "Distinguished Leadership," the National Cable & Telecommunications Association (NCTA) announced today. Douglas and Rutledge top the list of nine Vanguard Award winners who will be recognized for...

2011-04-27 13:55:00

WASHINGTON, April 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Eight executives of vendor companies for cable industry Information Technology (IT) services have been chosen by a selection committee of cable Chief Information Officers (CIOs) as finalists in the second annual CIO.IT | Competition, a program of solution-based presentations scheduled for the CIO.IT program at The Cable Show 2011 in Chicago. The eight finalists will participate in two panel sessions during the CIO.IT program on Wednesday, June...

2011-04-27 07:00:00

New "Healthy MEdia" Commission to Promote Positive Images of Women and Girls WASHINGTON, April 27, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Geena Davis, Academy Award-winning Actor and Founder of the Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media, and Deborah Taylor Tate, former FCC Commissioner, today joined together to launch Healthy MEdia: Commission for Positive Images of Women and Girls. Joined by Commission members, media partners, and teenage Girl Scouts, Davis and Tate launched the Commission...

2011-04-25 13:26:00

WASHINGTON, April 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Julius Genachowski, Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), will appear before delegates at the upcoming Cable Show 2011, the National Cable & Telecommunications Association (NCTA) announced today. Chairman Genachowski will appear at a General Session of The Cable Show at 9:15 a.m. (CDT) on Wednesday, June 15, 2011. The session also will be streamed live on the Internet. The Cable Show 2011, NCTA's 60th Annual Convention...

2011-03-29 11:56:00

WASHINGTON, March 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2011 Spring Technical Forum - hosted by Cable Television Laboratories, Inc. (CableLabs®), the National Cable & Telecommunications Association (NCTA), and the Society of Cable Telecommunications Engineers (SCTE)- will once again serve as the technical centerpiece of The Cable Show, June 14-16, 2011, in Chicago. The multi-day conference will include a series of seven technical paper sessions and a strategic view of...

2011-03-24 11:24:00

WASHINGTON, March 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The critical global transition to new Internet Protocol (IP) addresses will form the basis for a summit at The Cable Show 2011, the 60th annual convention and international exposition of the National Cable & Telecommunications Association (NCTA), June 14-16, 2011, at McCormick Place in Chicago. The Cable Show Summit on Internet Protocol version 6 ("IPv6 Summit") provides an opportunity for cable operator and programmer executives, senior...

2011-03-22 14:27:00

WASHINGTON, March 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Cable & Telecommunications Association (NCTA) today announced a new venue for demonstrating innovative new products and services, facilitating thought-provoking discussion on the future of media and entertainment, and making media announcements at The Cable Show 2011. In keeping with the Show's "Everything Possible" theme, "The Park" - a fully equipped amphitheater in the midst of the bustling Cable Show exhibition floor - will...

2011-03-16 09:16:00

NEW YORK, March 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- NAMIC (National Association for Multi-ethnicity in Communications), today announced David L. Cohen, executive vice president, Comcast Corporation, as honorary chair for the NAMIC Annual Awards Breakfast. Held as part of Cable Connection - Spring, the event is scheduled for Thursday, June 16, 2011, from 7:00 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. (CT) at McCormick Place in Chicago, Illinois. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20060705/NYW092LOGO) The NAMIC...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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