CableCARD Integration Bill Would Have a Chilling Effect on Third-Party Devices, Interest Groups Say

May 23, 2014

Most of the language in a complex satellite and cable broadcast bill working its way through Congress deals with issues the average pay-TV viewer won’t see up close, ranging from retransmission negotiations to media ownership. But one section of the measure would affect a piece of hardware that sits in the TV tuner of every viewer’s cable box — and the makers of third-party units like TiVo say the bill is about to make those consumers’ lives much harder.

Read more at: http://www.rollcall.com/news/cablecard_integration_bill_would_have_a_chilling_effect_on_third_party-233243-1.html


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