FCC's Mignon Clyburn To Keynote ACA's 18th Annual Washington, D.C., Summit
Federal Communications Commissioner Mignon L. Clyburn will deliver the keynote address on Tuesday, April 12 at this year's American Cable Association Summit, underscoring the vital role independent cable operators play in providing hometown America with access to critical communications services, the trade group announced Feb. 9.
"ACA is honored to welcome Commissioner Clyburn as our Summit keynote speaker, and our members look forward to hearing her perceptive insights on a range of public policy issues, affecting consumers, particularly those who are served by independent operators or who reside in smaller, rural markets and competitive areas," ACA President and CEO Matthew M. Polka said.
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Across this vast country, small and rural markets participate in the digital revolution by receiving video, broadband, and phone services from nearly 900 small and medium-sized independent operators represented by the American Cable Association (ACA).
ACA’s members -- cable, phone, and fiber-to-the-home operators and municipalities -- deliver affordable basic and advanced services to about 7.6 million households and businesses. ACA members operate in every state, offering high-definition television, next generation Internet access, and digital phone service.
Access to advanced communications is not a luxury but a critical necessity for consumers and companies, schools and hospitals. America’s economic prosperity in smaller markets and rural areas depends on the growth and success of ACA members, who believe a connected nation, is a united nation.
The ACA asks lawmakers and regulators to ensure fair treatment so that small and medium-sized independent operators may continue to supply affordable video, broadband, and phone services to Main Street America. Through active participation in the policymaking process, ACA members and leaders advocate for the interests of their customers, their companies, and their communities to help ensure the continued viability of their way of life in hometown America.
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