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August 2014

1ACA Presents Top Awards At 9th Independent Show

July 2014

28MCTV’s Robert Gessner Elected ACA Chairman, BOYCOM’s Patricia Jo Boyers Elected ACA Vice Chairwoman

January 2014

24ACA Salutes ACA Chairwoman Colleen Abdoulah, Other ACA Members & Friends On Their Selection To The 2014 Class Of Cable Pioneers

August 2012

21American Cable Association Statement On The Passing Of Service Electric President John Walson, Jr.

April 2012

13American Cable Association Salutes ACA Members Named to the 2012 Class of Cable TV Pioneers

March 2012

30Media Advisory: MSNBC Program “Your Business” To Feature ACA Member Ben Hooks, CEO of Buford Media

February 2012

23In Response To Demand, ACA Unveils $129 Day Pass For ACA Summit 2012 In Washington, D.C.
22American Cable Association Announces Retransmission Consent Panel At ACA Summit 2012

December 2011

9ACA's 19th Annual Summit To Take Place March 13-15, 2012, At Grand Hyatt In Washington, D.C.

August 2011

9American Cable Association Statement On Passing Of Carolyn Chambers

July 2011

27ACA Announces Winners of Prestigious Industry Awards at 6th Independent Show
26Colleen Abdoulah, Chairwoman & CEO of WOW! Internet, Cable and Phone, Appointed Chairwoman of the American Cable Association

May 2011

26ACA Calls On FCC To Fashion Broadband Speed Guide After USDA Food Pyramid

March 2011

15ACA's Polka On Appointment of Michael Powell As President & CEO Of The National Cable & Telecommunications Association

February 2011

9FCC Commissioner Mignon L. Clyburn To Keynote American Cable Association’s 18th Annual Summit In Washington, D.C.
3ACA’s 18th Annual Summit To Take Place April 11-13 At Hyatt Regency, Capitol Hill

November 2010

19American Cable Association President and CEO Matthew M. Polka On Kyle McSlarrow’s Plan To Leave NCTA

September 2010

2 ACA Statement On Disney-Time Warner Cable Announcement

July 2010

30ACA President & CEO Matthew M. Polka Announces Two New Additions To ACA’s Board Of Directors
30American Cable Association President & CEO Matthew M. Polka To Appear On C-SPAN’s The Communicators
28ACA Announces Recipients Of Prestigious Awards At 5th Annual Independent Show
27ACA President & CEO Matthew M. Polka Announces Results Of Trade Group's 2010 Leadership Elections

June 2010

21ACA Shows FCC How Comcast-NBCU Deal Will Result In Higher Retransmission Consent and Programming Fees

April 2010

20ACA Chairman Friedman: Trade Group Fully Committed To Comcast-NBCU Merger, Retransmission Consent Battles
13Rep. Bart Stupak To Deliver Remarks At ACA's 17th Annual Summit
6ACA Calls For Ending Pole Attachment Exemption For Electric Cooperatives, Municipal Utilities

March 2010

25ACA Unveils Blue-Ribbon Panels For Group's 17th Annual Summit
16ACA Statement On The FCC’s National Broadband Plan For Congress
10ACA Joins Large Coalition Seeking FCC Reform Of Retransmission Consent
7ACA Statement On Disney Pulling Its ABC Signal From 3 Million Cablevision Customers
4Statement Of ACA President and CEO Matthew M. Polka On Sen. Kerry's Letter To FCC Chairman Urging Retransmission Consent Reform
2FCC National Broadband Plan Executive Director Blair Levin To Address ACA's 17th Annual Summit

February 2010

22In Seattle Times Column, ACA Chairman Steve Friedman Says Cash Demands Of TV Stations Are Increasing Monthly Cable Bills
10ACA Opens ACA Summit 2010 Web Site For Event Details, Registration
9ACA Praises FCC For Granting More Set-Top Box Waivers
4Colleen Abdoulah, President & CEO Of WOW!, Warns Congress That Comcast-NBC Universal Deal Harms Consumers, Competition
2ACA: New Broadband Stimulus Loan/Grant Rules From NTIA And RUS Further Disadvantage Small Cable Providers

January 2010

28ACA Statement On Comcast-NBC Universal's Merger Filing At The FCC

December 2009

17ACA Statement On $9.5 Million RUS Grant to Pine Telephone Co.
10ACA Statement On Time Warner Cable's Ex Parte Filing At The FCC Regarding Retransmission Consent

November 2009

30ACA Supports Time Warner Cable's "Get Tough" Campaign On Rising Programming Costs
30Statement Of ACA President and CEO Matthew M. Polka On The Passing Of Cable Pioneer Bill Bresnan
19ACA Calls On The FCC To Probe TV Local Marketing Agreements (LMAs)

October 2009

28Cable One President And CEO Tom Might Accepts President's Award From ACC At Denver Banquet
9ACA Praises ACA Member WOW! Internet, Cable and Phone On Winning Prestigious J.D. Power Award
6ACA Salutes Cable ONE President and CEO Tom Might on Receiving President's Award from the Association of Cable Communicators

September 2009

18ACA Applauds The NAB For Selecting Sen. Gordon Smith As Its New President and CEO

July 2009

29ACA Announces Recipients of Two Prestigious Awards And Board Election Results
27Small Cable Concerned Content Providers Will Block Consumer Access To Web Sites
6SNL Kagan Projects More Than Twofold Increase In Retransmission Consent Revenue

June 2009

13ACA Members, Customers Were Ready For The DTV Transition
11ACA Members And Their Customers Are Ready For The DTV Transition

May 2009

21ACA Survey Confirms 271% Rise In 2009 Retransmission Consent
7First Quarter Results Affirm TV Stations' Pricing Power Over Small Cable

April 2009

29ACA’s Summit Attendance Tops Last Year as Independent Cable Operators Share Their Perspectives with Congress
28ACA Leaders Say Small Cable Will Make Best Use Of $7.2 Billion Stimulus

March 2009

3Seven ACA Members Named Cable Television Pioneers
2ACA Names Ted Hearn VP of Communications

January 2009

22ACA’s 16th Annual Summit Seeks to Give D.C. Policymakers a Different Perspective

October 2008

13Abdoulah Joins ACA’s Board

September 2008

16American Cable Association Ratifies Major Digital Carriage Agreement With Public Television

July 2008

30Independent Cable Show Wraps Up Third Annual Conference
29Independent Cable Operators Talk Transition at Annual Meeting
282008 is a Year of Progress and Potential for ACA and Independent Cable Industry
14Independent Cable Operators Unite to Address Issues of Cost, Choice, and Customer Service

April 2008

10The Voices of Independent Cable Operators and their Customers Resonate in Washington
7ACA Celebrates 15 Years of Fighting for Independent Cable
7American Cable Association Appoints Bruce Beard to Board of Directors

March 2008

4Martin Brophy and Kirby Campbell Join ACA's Executive Committee

February 2008

14Congressman Mike Doyle to Address ACA Members
8American Cable Association Celebrates Fifteen Years Fighting for Independent Cable

January 2008

16Steve Friedman Appointed Vice Chair of the American Cable Association

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