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FCC delays action on proposal to bypass set-top boxes

The FCC delayed a vote scheduled Thursday on Chairman Tom Wheeler’s proposed rule to require pay TV services to offer their programming on streaming apps. “We have made tremendous progress and we share the goal of creating a more innovative and inexpensive market for these consumer devices,” said...
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FCC Delays Vote on Proposal to Make Subscription TV Available on Any Set-Top Box via Apps

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An FCC vote on a controversial proposal that would de-couple cable subscriptions from cable set-top boxes was today delayed as the Commission aims to work out "remaining technical and legal issues," the FCC said in a statement. [PDF...

FCC delays vote on much-disputed rules on cable boxes

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The Federal Communications Commission also wanted to promote gadgets that would let people search easily for video from online services such as Netflix and YouTube, not just TV channels. The FCC canceled a vote Thursday; Chairman To...

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Federal regulators have delayed a decision on requiring cable and satellite TV companies to make free apps to bypass the need for cable boxes.

FCC Postpones Vote on TV Set-Top Box Plan

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Federal regulators delayed a vote on a proposal to overhaul the market for TV set-top boxes, dealing a major setback to Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler on one of his top priorities for the year.

FCC Delays Vote On Proposal To Promote Competition For Cable Set-Top Boxes

Industries / Entertainment Industry : Deadline Hollywood

UPDATE with MPAA and DGA statements: FCC commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel doesn’t seem to be on board yet with chairman Tom Wheeler’s plan to help independent manufacturers sell cable set-top boxes. The FCC took a proposed vote on t...


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