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FCC Gives Boston Go-Ahead To Regulate Cable Prices Again

It's been 11 months since the mayor of Boston asked the Federal Communications Commission if he could pretty-please-with-sugar-on-top be allowed to regulate what cable companies charge in his fair city. Well, it appears the FCC Entmoot has finally wrapped up and Boston can once again rein in soaring cable rates. Up until 2002, the Boston city government had been able to set limits on cable prices within city limits.
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