Topic: NCTA

FCC's Wheeler Will Try Once Again to Calm Net Neutrality Firestorm Uses Cable Show as forum

FCC chairman Tom Wheeler is trying his best to do damage control over the poor reception his proposed net neutrality rules have gotten. It's so bad that on Wednesday at…

April 30, 2014, 12:01 AM EDT

Malone’s Liberty Media Snaps Up Charter Stake Cable pioneer formerly known as “Darth Vader” locks in $2.6 billion deal

The cable pioneer who Al Gore once referred to as “Darth Vader” has fired up the tractor beam, as John Malone’s Liberty Media has snared a significant stake in Charter…

March 19, 2013, 2:03 PM EDT

House Hearing Tackles Future of Video All agree: Regs are outdated in age of Hulu, Netflix, YouTube

If there’s one thing everyone can agree on about today’s communications laws, it's that they’re woefully out of date. Crafted years before Netflix, Google or Apple offered video programming on…

June 27, 2012, 1:29 PM EDT

Cable Companies to Expand WiFi Nationwide deal is largest Internet service pact ever

Five of the nation's largest cable companies have agreed to connect their WiFi networks, giving their Internet customers access to metro WiFi through more than 50,000 hotspots in the New…

May 21, 2012, 11:05 AM EDT

NCTA: A Fancy Gala for a Terrified Industry Cable executives gather for Hall of Fame

As the vast majority of cable show attendees kicked off the first night of NCTA with a Cubs game or a dinner or an open bar somewhere downtown, industry bigwigs…

June 15, 2011, 6:57 AM EDT

NBCU's Okun Exits to Form D.C. Lobby Firm First clients will be Comcast and NBCU

Bob Okun, who's headed up NBC Universal's government relations team for the past 16 years, is leaving his job. He won't be leaving town, though. Like many others who've haunted…

April 15, 2011, 12:14 PM EDT