TITLE

No Waiver for Comcast

AUTHOR(S)
Hearn, Ted
PUB. DATE
January 2007
SOURCE
Multichannel News;1/15/2007, Vol. 28 Issue 3, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the refusal of the U.S. Federal Communications Communication (FCC) to the waiver of Comcast Cable Communications Inc. not to deploy set-top boxes. The decision was made by chairman Kevin Martin due to the lack of downloadable security. Comcast believes that low-end, low-cost boxes would help migrate millions of customers to digital services in line of the industry's intention of terminating analog service. FCC was mandated to drive the retail competition for cable set-top boxes,
ACCESSION #
24975735

 

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