Switched Digital Worries Rep. Eshoo

Hearn, Ted
May 2007
Multichannel News;5/14/2007, Vol. 28 Issue 20, p32
The article reports on the concern of Representative Anna Eshoo over the new capacity-expanding cable technology that would disable digital set-top boxes which rely on CableCards. Eshoo said that the new capacity is an example of how content providers can limit the use of technology by creating artificial barriers to impede competition. In this connection, the operators without waivers from the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) are required to rely on CableCard-enabled digital setop boxes.


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