CableCard Ready -- or Not

Spangler, Todd
June 2007
Multichannel News;6/25/2007, Vol. 28 Issue 26, p2
The article reports on the Federal Communications Commission's (FCC) ban on integrated set-tops. Cable operators like Verizon Communications filed for a waiver to the set-top ban indicating it needed an exemption from the rule stating that it provides wireline competition to cable. Moreover, the company is deploying Motorola QIP set-top boxes that are incapable of accepting a removable CableCard device wherein it doesn't meet the set-top ban implemented by FCC.


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