NCTA’s Powell: Cable Ready to Lead With Innovation

National Cable & Telecommunications Association (NCTA) President Michael Powell proclaimed cable is well positioned in a changing digital world to “help power the American dream” by making media and communications better for everyone, reported Multichannel News. Powell spoke at today’s opening session of The Cable Show being held in Chicago, Ill.

Former chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, Powell said cable is poised to continue its history of innovation with more powerful networks and multiplatform content. “Cable intends, and indeed must, deliver what the consumer wants,” he said, including innovative apps that allow cable content to “securely” reach the hottest devices.