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The FCC’s plan to kill the cable box just hit a roadblock

The Federal Communications Commission on Thursday announced that it is delaying its vote on a proposal that would require pay-TV providers to make their programming available through free apps, effectively ending the need to rent a cable box. The vote was originally planned for Thursday, but a joint statement from FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler and Commissioners Mignon Clyburn and Jessica Rosenworcel said that the group is “still working to resolve the remaining technical and legal issues” with the proposal.
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