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Oct 19-29: NAB New York

Oct 27: FCC October Open Commission Meeting

Nov 10-17: C2HR Virtual Conference

Nov 12: CableLabs Mobile Summit – Convergence

Dec 4: 2020 Cable TV Pioneers Induction Ceremony

Research

➢ 38% of consumers are video pirates. 24% are active pirates who have done so in the past six months.

➢ 65% say they have considered the financial impact of piracy on people or companies involved in film/TV production and distribution, but this has had little impact on their behavior.

➢ 52% of active pirates have received a warning letter or email about their video piracy. 45% of those who got a warning said it made them pirate less or stop altogether.

(Source: Hub Entertainment Research)

Quotable

“We can all go out and do deals with some of the biggest names in Hollywood, but that’s not what this is about. It’s really about creating a new pipeline of opportunity for new people to come in and share their stories… Diversity is inviting more people to the party, but inclusion is really when you get to the party being asked to dance. A lot of people can get a seat at the table, but are you being heard, are you participating, have you been invited to actually dance? That’s where we feel like we come in and that we are going to be able to make a difference.” – TV One and CLEO TV pres Michelle Rice at SCTE-ISBE Cable-Tec Expo

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