Over-the-top video firms push back against FCC MVPD rule making

July 29, 2015

The nation’s biggest online video distributors would rather the Federal Communications Commission not do them any favors by regulating over the top services like cable. Representatives from Microsoft, Amazon, and Apple, companies that haven’t been regulated by the FCC, have been increasing their face time at the FCC to keep the agency from advancing a proceeding that would regulate some over-the-top services like facilities-based multi-channel video distributors.

 Read more at: https://www.benton.org/headlines/over-top-video-firms-push-back-against-fcc-mvpd-rule-making

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