Wheeler: Video Competition Threatened By Pay TV Providers

April 12, 2016

FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler once again took aim at pay-TV providers as the snake in the potentially virtuous circle, this one between video content providers and consumers.

In a speech at an INCOMPAS conference in Washington April 11, Wheeler told his audience of competitive carriers that video watching was in a golden age given the abundance of content and of outlets, which he called the third era of video (the first two characterized by a scarcity of outlets).

Read more at: http://www.broadcastingcable.com/news/washington/wheeler-video-competition-threatened-pay-tv-providers/155430

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