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Plug into EM for NCTA news

Jun 11, 2001  •  Post A Comment

Electronic Media’s “Cable 2001 TV News” will once again this year provide television coverage of the National Cable & Telecommunications Association convention.
The show will run continuously on hotel cable systems throughout Chicago and will be available on viewing kiosks at the convention center and on convention shuttle buses.
“Cable 2001 TV News,” which premieres at 6 a.m. June 11 and runs through June 13, will be transmitted via satellite and streamed at EMonline.com.
Topics to be covered during the 50th annual convention include ESPN’s 22nd anniversary; television retailers who use the Internet to increase sales; government and public access channels; TV software and set-top boxes; and rural digital cable.
This year’s program will be anchored by CNN’s Holly Firfer. Correspondents include Linda Joyce and David Gaynes, both veterans of Electronic Media’s “NATPE News” telecasts, and Chelsea Irving, who has previously contributed to EM’s “RTNDA News.”
Electronic Media’s news center will be in Room N-128 of the McCormick Place convention center.
Satellite feeds of “Cable 2001 TV News” will be available daily at 9 a.m. and noon ET June 11-13.
The necessary coordinates for those who wish to watch via satellite in the United States: Galaxy 3R, Transponder 3C.