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American Cable Association President & CEO Matthew M. Polka To Appear On C-SPAN’s The Communicators

PITTSBURGH, July 30, 2010 - American Cable Association President and CEO Matthew M. Polka is this week's guest on the C-SPAN program series The Communicators.

Polka discusses the Comcast-NBC Universal merger, retransmission consent reform, broadband reclassification at the Federal Communications Commission and much more in a half-hour interview with C-SPAN host Peter Slen and Wall Street Journal reporter Amy Schatz. The interview was taped Wednesday afternoon, July 28, following the successful conclusion of the 5th Annual Independent Show in Baltimore, Md., a widely attended cable industry event co-produced by ACA.

The interview with ACA's Polka will be posted on C-SPAN.org around Noon on Friday, July 30: Please click here to find the program on the Web.


TV air times for this The Communicators:


Saturday, July 31 on C-SPAN at 6:30 pm ET

Monday, August 2 on C-SPAN 2 at 8 am ET and 8 pm ET

About the American Cable Association:

Based in Pittsburgh, the American Cable Association is a trade organization representing nearly 900 smaller and medium-sized, independent cable companies who provide broadband services for more than 7.6 million cable subscribers primarily located in rural and smaller suburban markets across America.  Through active participation in the regulatory and legislative process in Washington, D.C., ACA's members work together to advance the interests of their customers and ensure the future competitiveness and viability of their business.  For more information, visit http://www.americancable.org/

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