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US: FCC delays cable TV apps vote

 |  October 6, 2016

The Federal Communications Fee has delayed a vote on a plan that will require pay-TV operators to make free TV purposes, so cable subscribers must wait longer for a substitute for renting set-top containers from cable corporations.

The FCC was scheduled to vote on closing guidelines at its month-to-month assembly right now, however the merchandise was faraway from the agenda simply earlier than the assembly started. The fee’s Democratic majority nonetheless appears decided to problem new guidelines, however there have been objections from the cable trade and disagreements amongst Democratic commissioners over a few of the particulars.

“We’ve made large progress—and we share the purpose of making a extra modern and cheap marketplace for these client units,” Chairman Tom Wheeler and fellow Democrats Mignon Clyburn and Jessica Rosenworcel mentioned right now in a joint assertion. “We’re nonetheless working to resolve the remaining technical and authorized points and we’re dedicated to unlocking the set-top field for customers throughout this nation.”

The vote might occur at subsequent month’s assembly, however the commissioners didn’t promise any particular timeline.

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