TITLE

Set-Top Makers Move to Split Out Security

AUTHOR(S)
Spangler, Todd
PUB. DATE
December 2006
SOURCE
Multichannel News;12/4/2006, Vol. 27 Issue 48, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the move of cable industry to lobby the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to try and head off a rule that would ban security features be built directly into digital set-up boxes in the U.S. The rule of FCC requires any set-top boxes deploy by cable operators effective July 1, 2007 to ensure third-party consumer electronics devices work within cable networks. The cable industry views the rule as imposing additional costs without providing any benefits. INSET: GOP LEADERS SEEK DELAY ON BAN.
ACCESSION #
24970707

 

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