NCTA Issues Call for Tech Papers


The National Cable & Telecommunications Association has issued a Nov. 15 deadline for technical papers for next year's National Show, scheduled for April 3-5 at the Moscone Center in San Francisco.

Proposals will be judged by the NCTA's Engineering Forum members, chaired by Dan Pike, chief technical officer of General Communications Inc.

The NCTA listed several possible paper topics, including unified platforms for voice, video and data; digital-rights management; enhanced television; home networking; bandwidth management; and voice over Internet protocol.