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Cable Industry Threatens to Sue Over FCC Set Top Box Plan

Over the last few weeks the cable industry has thrown an absolute hissy fit over the FCC’s plan to open up the set top box to some competition. As it stands, the FCC’s plan is to require cable operators to make their content available to a wide variety of third-party hardware. The goal is cheaper,…

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White House Backs FCC Push For Cable Box Competition

The President has thrown his support behind the FCC’s quest to bring greater competition to the cable set top box market. Back in February the FCC voted to create new rules that would force cable companies to deliver their content via third-party set tops without a CableCARD, theoretically opening the door to set top box…