PITTSBURGH, January 20, 2011 - "The American Cable Association congratulates Rep. Anna Eshoo (D-Calif.) on being elected to her party's top leadership position on the House Communications and Technology Subcommittee. In a time of upheaval and uncertainty in the market, having a person of high purpose and steady commitment like Rep. Eshoo in a key public policy role is reassuring news to ACA members, who have long enjoyed a close, two-way exchange with her on the unfair cost burdens that disproportionate regulations impose on the small operator community.
"As the subcommittee begins work on its agenda in its customary bipartisan fashion, ACA looks forward to continuing its positive dialogue with Rep. Eshoo, knowing her as someone who has a deep understanding of the many critical issues facing small cable providers in the months ahead, including retransmission consent reform, Universal Service reform, Internet privacy and the repurposing of highly valuable TV spectrum for new broadband uses."
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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