Michael Powell

NCTA: regulators need to end ‘mindless’ net neutrality obsession and take on big tech

Regulators need to stop obsessing about “outdated” net neutrality and address the more pressing need to regulate the activities of internet technology giants, according to Michael Powell, president and CEO of the NCTA. Speaking at Cable Congress in Dublin, Powell said that the war over net neutrality is dominating debate in the US and taking […]

NCTA hits back at FCC set-top plans

The National Cable and Telecommunications Association (NCTA) has hit back at FCC plans to “unlock the set-top box” in the US market. On a conference call this week, NCTA president Michael Powell said the FCC proposal would take up to seven years to fully implement, by which time the video market may look very different […]