FCC Offers '06 Set-Top Compromise

Hearn, Ted
January 2005
Multichannel News;1/31/2005, Vol. 26 Issue 5, p20
Reports on the plan of the U.S. Federal Communications Commission to exempt low-cost set-top boxes from a policy that prohibits cable companies from issuing integrated set-top boxes to subscribers in the U.S. after July 1, 2006. Benefits of the ban; Effect of the ban on set-top boxes; Significance of the exemption regarding the concerns raised by Comcast Corp.


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