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Press Release -- July 22nd, 2014
Source: Global Capacity

Global Capacity and NCTC Partner to Bring Competitive Network Solutions to Rural Cable and Video Operators

One Marketplace Delivers Cost-Effective Access and Greater Network Opportunities to NCTC Members

  • Global Capacity has partnered with the National Cable Television Cooperative (NCTC) to bring competitive network solutions to 950+ NCTC members and affiliates
  • One Marketplace integrates into NCTC’s Bandwidth Broker Desk Program, enabling cable operators to secure better broadband access and connectivity, extend service reach and overcome regulatory restrictions
  • “Our partnership with NCTC opens up new business and revenue opportunities for rural cable and video operators across the US,” says Ben Edmond, Chief Revenue Officer for Global Capacity

Chicago, IL, USA, July 22, 2014 – Global Capacity, the leading network connectivity company, and National Cable Television Cooperative, Inc. (NCTC), a cooperative of independent cable operators, today announce a new master service agreement that allows NCTC members and affiliates to expand network service coverage throughout North America.  Leveraging its One Marketplace, Global Capacity enables the efficient, cost-effective pricing and procurement of network connectivity for NCTC and its over 950-member cooperative.

NCTC is a not-for-profit corporation that provides member cable companies access to programming networks and industry-leading technology organizations and products.  One Marketplace enables the efficient pricing, ordering and provisioning of connectivity services leveraging a unique API that integrates into NCTC’s Bandwidth Broker Desk Program.  The Bandwidth Broker Desk Program was launched to enable the cooperative to secure better broadband access and connectivity, and overcome expanding geographic demands, regulatory restrictions and new service requirements.  The One Marketplace platform provides NCTC with ubiquitous network solutions by way of competitive quotes in a matter of seconds, while simultaneously providing transparency into pricing and visibility into available capacity across multiple networks and geographies.

“Network reach and automated pricing coupled with highly competitive rates make Global Capacity’s One Marketplace an invaluable competitive advantage for our members,” says Corey McCarthy, NCTC CFO & SVP of Business Development.  “We are glad to have them as part of the Bandwidth Broker Desk Program we offer our members.”

Global Capacity’s One Marketplace eliminates the complexity and inefficiency of buying network connectivity by combining an interconnected, aggregated network with a Cloud application that automates the procurement of network services.  One Marketplace streamlines service delivery and ensures the best client experience by providing customers with a single interface through which to design, price and fulfill multi-network, multi-geography requirements, as well as a single SLA, contract and point of contact.

“Demand for expanded geographic coverage and over-the-top business applications is creating a need for greater service provider partnering,” says Ben Edmond, Chief Revenue Officer for Global Capacity.  “Our partnership with NCTC opens up new business and revenue opportunities for rural cable and video operators across the US.”

Global Capacity will be exhibiting at The Independent Show sponsored by NCTC and ACA.  To meet with Global Capacity at The Independent Show in Kansas City, MO, July 27-30, visit

To learn more about Global Capacity and its award-winning One Marketplace platform, visit

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About Global Capacity 
Global Capacity is a network connectivity company that improves the efficiency and reduces the cost of buying access networks globally.  Through its One Marketplace, the company brings together customers and suppliers in an automated platform that provides ubiquitous access network solutions.  Global Capacity delivers its innovative solutions to telecommunication carriers, managed service providers, system integrators, and large enterprise customers globally.  Additional information can be found at or by following Global Capacity on Twitter and LinkedIn.

About NCTC
The National Cable Television Cooperative, Inc. (NCTC) is a Kansas not‐for‐profit corporation that operates as a programming and hardware purchasing organization for its member companies who own and operate cable systems throughout the U.S. and its territories.  NCTC seeks to maximize current and future opportunities to ensure the profitability, competitive stature and long-term sustainability of its member companies.

Ilissa Miller
iMiller Public Relations for Global Capacity
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Mary Stanhope
Vice President of Product and Marketing, Global Capacity
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