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 […]
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.
The cable group’s supplementary filing reguarding the FCC’s video competition report says that 1992 Cable Act regulations are no longer necessary.
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.
The former FCC chairman succeeds Kyle McSlarrow as head of the National Cable & Telecommunications Association beginning April 25.
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.
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.
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.