Press Releases

Public news from NCTC and selected partners.

Lenexa, Kan.–The National Cable Television Cooperative (NCTC), representing more than 750 small and mid-sized independent cable and broadband operators across the U.S., today announced the appointment of Bob Ormberg, vice president of content, GCI, as its new chairman of the board of directors. Ormberg, previously vice chairman of the board, replaces chairman Gary Shorman, president and CEO of Eagle Communications, who will remain a member of the board.

Lenexa, Kan.–The National Cable Television Cooperative (NCTC), representing more than 750 small and mid-sized independent cable operators across the U.S., today announced the appointment of four new members to its Board of Directors. Katie Espeseth, vice president, EPB Chattanooga; Brad Moline, president, Allo Communications; Matt Weller, president, All West Communications; and Tom Whitaker, senior vice president-cable, Shentel Communications were elected to the board on July 29 at NCTC’s annual members’ meeting, The Independent Show, in Anaheim, California.

Anaheim, CA—The 2018 Independent Show (TIS), presented by the National Cable Television Cooperative (NCTC) and the American Cable Association (ACA), wraps up today after four days of powerful insights about the dynamic changes in the industry and how operators can propel their business to future success.

Anaheim, CA—The 2018 Independent Show (TIS), presented by the National Cable Television Cooperative (NCTC) and the American Cable Association (ACA), heads into day three with discussions around how operators can capture future opportunities, and looks into the future by exploring new technologies and new players in the industry that will help operators continue to meet their customers’ needs and thrive amid the evolving pay-TV ecosystem.

Anaheim, CA—The 2018 Independent Show (TIS), presented by the National Cable Television Cooperative (NCTC) and the American Cable Association (ACA), is in full swing, with today’s sessions covering how operators can manage the ever-expanding and changing pay-TV and broadband ecosystem.

Anaheim, CA—The 2018 Independent Show (TIS), presented by the National Cable Television Cooperative (NCTC) and the American Cable Association (ACA), opens today at the Disneyland Hotel in Anaheim. TIS 2018 focuses on the great opportunities enabled by broadband investment while coping with disruption in the traditional pay-TV space and keeping close watch on the regulatory and legislative arena in Washington, D.C. The show, now in its 13th year, runs through August 1.

Anaheim, CA—The National Cable Television Cooperative (NCTC) and the American Cable Association (ACA) present the “wow” factor at the 2018 Independent Show (TIS), July 29 – August 1 at the Disneyland Hotel in Anaheim, CA. TIS brings together nearly 1,200 industry professionals including traditional cable, telcos, broadband-only and municipalities from across the U.S. for thought-provoking sessions, captivating keynotes, and celebrity speakers that will help attendees better understand the changing landscape of pay TV and broadband.

CuriosityStream Offers NCTC Members Direct Access to SVOD Created by Founder of the Discovery Channel

SILVER SPRING, Md., Feb. 12, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- CuriosityStream, home to award-winning original documentary features and series exploring science, space, technology, history, nature, health and more, has signed a comprehensive deal with the National Cable Television Cooperative (NCTC). The announcement comes as NCTC members convene at the annual Winter Educational Conference, February 12-13 in San Antonio, TX.