NCTA (association)

NCTA – The Internet & Television Association (formerly the National Cable & Telecommunications Association, and commonly known as the NCTA) is an principal trade association for the American broadband and pay television industries. The NCTA represented over 90% of the U.S. cable market as of 2011,[2] more than 200 cable networks, and equipment suppliers and providers of other services to the cable industry.

NCTA – The Internet & Television Association
TypeTrade association
  • 25 Massachusetts Ave NW Washington, DC 20001
President and CEO[1]
Michael Powell

The NCTA is one of the largest political lobbying organizations in the United States, having spent $14 million on lobbying in 2021 alone.[3] On policy issues, the NCTA has been a vocal opponent of net neutrality and municipal broadband proposals. The NCTA is currently led by Michael Powell, a former Republican member of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC).[4]

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