Powell: Give 'Em a Box Break

Hearn, Ted
March 2005
Multichannel News;3/14/2005, Vol. 26 Issue 11, p3
Reports on the stance of U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) chairman Michael Powell on the deadline for the termination of the deployment of integrated set-top boxes in the U.S., as of March 2005. Background on existing FCC rules on channel-surfing and conditional-access functions; Conditions attached to the extension of the deadline; Advantages of the application of a unidirectional multistream CableCARD for cable television subscribers.


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