If you aren’t following NCTC on Facebook yet, you may be missing out on all the great things our members are doing in their communities. This month we’ve seen quite a few members focus their community service efforts on back-to-school projects like these:

If you’re a Facebook friend or a Twitter follower, you may have noticed a new hashtag from NCTC: #cablecares. It is a simple way we hope to highlight all of the unbelievable efforts our members go through to better the communities they serve. From canned food drives to school carnivals and fighting cancer to providing services to schools, we couldn’t be more proud of the NCTC members.

Check out some pics of TIS15 Tuesday events.

Ross Lieberman, Sr. VP of Government Affairs for the American Cable Association on how the pending AT&T/DirecTV merger could create harm for independent cable operators, who face the possibility of being charged inflated programming license fees from a content provider that is also a competitor.

Shelley Shellfish lets you know what's happening at #TIS15 today.

Check out some pics of the Monday night party at Jillian's/Lucky Strike.

Check out some pics of TIS15 Monday events.

Even if you didn't make to Boston for The Independent Show, you can still follow along from right where you are. We'll be posting our show coverage all through the day, every day.

Our CEO, Rich Fickle, shares what he's looking forward to at The Independent Show in Boston.

Implementing a successful safety culture in your organization not only means complying with OSHA safety standards, but also committing to them. Jones/NCTI subject matter expert, James Scherz shares what it really means to embrace, and actively practice, a safety culture within your organization by complying through commitment.

Cristy Schneider, NCTC’s Programming Contracts Manager, recently attended the 2015 WICT (Women in Cable Telecommunications) Rising Leaders Program in San Diego. She was a Walter Kaitz Foundation Scholarship award winner.


It is through social media that members have the opportunity to connect with customers.


According to the folks over at Mashable, June 30, 2015 is the 6th Annual Global Social Media Day. The day was first observed in 2010, as "a way to recognize and celebrate social media's impact on global communication." At NCTC, we've been increasing our social media presence since 2012, and we're not stopping any time soon.

Our SVP of Member Services, Frank Hughes tells you how to find upcoming events, and also talks about a great 3-part blog series on OTT viewing.

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