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2010-03-23 13:47:00

WASHINGTON, March 23 /PRNewswire/ -- The many ways in which cable's innovative content and distribution platform improve the way consumers live, work, and play will be featured in "My World - Powered by Cable," a forward-looking, consumer-focused content and technology pavilion at The Cable Show 2010. The Cable Show 2010, the 59th Annual Convention and International Exposition of the National Cable & Telecommunications Association (NCTA), will take place May 11-13 in Los Angeles....

2010-02-17 10:45:00

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., Feb. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- WorkSmart, a leading provider of Information Technology services and solutions in North Carolina, has announced their continued sponsorship of the North Carolina Technology Association (NCTA) Emerging Technologies and Trends Breakfasts in Raleigh-Durham, Charlotte and the Triad. WorkSmart will serve as the 2010 Title Sponsor, along with SonicWALL and Microsoft. The first event of ten events will be held at the Charlotte Chamber of...

2009-03-30 07:27:00

Partner Companies will Demo the Platform and User Agent, Ad Widgets and TV Widgets PLANO, Texas, March 30 /PRNewswire/ -- BIAP Inc., the leading provider of elements essential to the successful implementation of EBIF (Enhanced Binary Interchange Format), today announced multiple demonstrations at the 2009 National Cable Television Association (NCTA) Convention of their Platform and User Agent, BIAP Ad Widgets and BIAP TV Widgets (applications). Not only will attendees in Washington D.C. be...

2009-02-16 10:00:00

ATLANTA, Feb. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Maggie Bellville, a partner at CarterBaldwin, an Atlanta-based executive search firm, and highly respected senior executive in the cable and telecommunications industry, has accepted an invitation to chair the American Israeli Chamber of Commerce Telecommunications Committee. Bellville's term of service begins immediately. "We are extremely fortunate to have recruited this capable leader with such outstanding knowledge and contacts to head this important...

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2009-02-14 12:35:51

Yesterday, a U.S. appeals court ruled not to pass a proposal made by the cable industry to override privacy regulations that would make it hard to share subscribers' private information with others. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit refused to pass a petition submitted by the National Cable and Telecommunications Association, which stated that federal regulations on telecom carriers' use of customer information contradicted free speech rights provided under the...

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2008-12-18 08:05:00

In a letter to Congress this week, the National Cable & Telecommunications Association (NCTA) said cable TV operators would voluntarily halt transitioning analog channels to more costly digital service tiers between December 31 and March 1. The letter said the move was intended to reduce a "layer of complexity" as U.S. broadcasters face a government mandated February 17 deadline for all-digital signals. Cable operators have come under regulatory scrutiny over the switching of analog...

2008-10-21 09:00:49

DPR Group, Inc., a full-service agency that provides public relations and marketing support services to a broad range of technology companies, announced today that the company has been named a finalist in the Technology Support Services category for the 2008 NCTA 21 Awards. Winners will be announced at the annual awards gala on Thursday, Nov. 13 at the Embassy Suites Hotel in Cary, N.C., presented in conjunction with title sponsor Grant Thornton. The theme for this year's event is "The...

2008-10-15 15:00:13

The National Cable & Telecommunications Association (NCTA) and the Society of Cable Telecommunications Engineers (SCTE) today issued a joint call for submissions for both the 2009 NCTA Technical Papers and for SCTE's Conference on Emerging Technologies. Highlights of accepted papers will be presented during Cable Connection Week - Spring, the cable industry's new biannual week of consolidated industry events to be held April 1-7, 2009, in Washington, DC. Cable Connection Week will...

2008-07-14 12:00:23

NEW YORK, July 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Light Reading, a division of TechWeb and the world's leading online publication for the telecom industry, announced today that Mark Cuban, Co-founder and President of HDnet, will speak at Light Reading's upcoming Cable Next-Gen Video Strategies conference on July 24 in Los Angeles. The Cable Next-Gen Video Strategies conference, hosted by Light Reading and Heavy Reading, its prestigious market research division, will take a comprehensive look at the cable...

2008-07-14 09:00:29

Pinnacle Advertising President Michelle Manire today announced the win of two prestigious creative awards for the PointSmartClickSafe educational campaign created for the National Cable & Telecommunications Association (NCTA). The PointSmartClickSafe campaign is being honored at the 29th Annual Telly Awards with a Bronze Telly in the public service category. The project also was selected as an Official Honoree at the 12th Annual Webby Awards in the family/parenting category, scoring...


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