K. Dane Snowden, Joining NCTA As Chief Of Staff

The National Cable & Telecommunications Association (NCTA) today announced that K. Dane Snowden, formerly chief of the FCC Consumer and Government Affairs Bureau and currently VP for external and state affairs for CTIA–The Wireless Association, will join NCTA in the new role of chief of staff, working closely with NCTA President-CEO Michael Powell and Executive […]

NCTA To FCC: Drop Connected TV Standard

The FCC has been working on plans to create AllVid, a new CableCARD replacement standard for the delivery of IP video services and applications to Internet-connected television sets. The National Cable and Telecommunications Association, however, wants the FCC to back off.

NCTA: Carriage, Access, Rate Regs Should Go

The cable group’s supplementary filing reguarding the FCC’s video competition report says that 1992 Cable Act regulations are no longer necessary.

New NCTA Chief Powell Gets FCC Welcome

If Wednesday night’s Washington reception for former FCC Chairman and now National Cable & Telecommunications Association President Michael Powell was any indication, he will have a respectful and attentive commission audience for his advocacy for the cable industry.

NAMIC Approves Of NCTA President Powell

Michael Powell Named NCTA President-CEO

The former FCC chairman succeeds Kyle McSlarrow as head of the National Cable & Telecommunications Association beginning April 25.

Sources: Powell In Line For Top NCTA Job

One source said former FCC Chairman Michael Powell’s succession of Kyle McSlarrow as president of the National Cable & Telecommunications Association is “likely,”  while another said it could be down to deal points. Powell is now chairman of the MKPowell Group and a senior adviser to Providence Equity Partners.

NCTA’s McSlarrow Joining Comcast

National Cable & Telecommunications Association President Kyle McSlarrow will join Comcast as president, Comcast/NBCU, Washington, beginning next month. McSlarrow announced last fall that he would be leaving the association to seek a job in the industry he had spent the last half a decade promoting in Washington.

NCTA’s McSlarrow Stepping Down In Spring

The president of the National Cable & Telecommunications Association has decided to leave the trade group next spring after six years. As NCTA searches for successor, he is searching for a job within the industry.