NCTA Keeps 3-Year Vow
- A Good Place: NCTA Chief Pleased with Franchising Legislation So Far. // CableFAX Daily;6/12/2006, Vol. 17 Issue 113, p1
Reports on the reaction of Kyle McSlarrow, president and CEO of the National Cable Television Association, to the franchising bills proposed in the U.S. Congress. View of McSlarrow on the video and voice provisions of the House bill; Reasons for the doubt of McSlarrow to support the franchising...
- McSlarrow Unleashed. Applebaum, Simon // CableFAX Daily;12/9/2005, Vol. 16 Issue 238, p1
The article reports on the belief of National Cable & Telecommunications Association president and CEO Kyle McSlarrow that government-mandated bill governing cable television programming will not be implemented in the U.S. According to Comcast co-CFO John Alchin, family-friendly programming are...
- Twice the fun. Dempsey, John // Variety;5/2/94, Vol. 355 Issue 1, p104
Focuses on the Cable Act of 1992 which allows television (TV) stations to bargain for cash payments from their local cable systems for carriage of station's signal. Clarification of the cable operators that they have no interest in ponying up cash; Resulting negotiations of TV stations for an...
- The Supreme Court weighed in on must carry... McAvoy, Kim // Broadcasting & Cable;10/4/93, Vol. 123 Issue 40, p62
Reports on the US Supreme Court's review of the impact of the Cable Act of 1992' must-carry regime on operator's First Amendment rights. Position of the National Cable Television Association on the issue; Expectations for a reaffirmation of a lower court decision.
- Eliminating rate regs is NCTA goal. H.A.J. // Broadcasting & Cable;12/19/94, Vol. 124 Issue 51, p10
Reports on the goal of the National Cable Television Association (NCTA) to free cable systems from rate regulation. Remarks by NCTA President Decker Anstrom; Provisions of the regulatory 1992 Cable Act; NCTA's other goals for telecommunications reform legislation.
- Standards operating procedure. // Broadcasting & Cable;2/7/94, Vol. 124 Issue 6, p65
Reports on the release of programmers' standards and practices statements by NCTA as part of the cable group's antiviolence efforts.
- Cable Disputes FCC's Benchmark Decree. Eggerton, John // Broadcasting & Cable;11/19/2007, Vol. 137 Issue 46, p10
The article reports that U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) chairman Kevin Martin's statement that cable television had met the statutory standards qualifying it for further regulation met bitter opposition from the cable industry. National Cable & Telecommunications Association...
- MSOs searching for marketing opportunities. Brown, Rich // Broadcasting & Cable;5/06/96, Vol. 126 Issue 20, p43
Reports that at a National Cable Television Association session, it was stated that joint marketing efforts and efficient ways for packaging channel lineups are increasing cash flow for cable system operators. Information on Multiplex movie channels; Comments from Gerald McKennan, of...
- MUST-CARRY MUDDLE. Triplett, William // Daily Variety;7/27/2005, Vol. 288 Issue 17, p4
Reports on the conflict between cablers and broadcasters over the issue of multicast must-carry rules in the U.S. Release of a white paper by the National Cable and Telecommunications Association which accused broadcasters of seeking a "free ride" at the expense of cablers and consumers; Demand...