Abhorred by Cable, Set-Top Box Alternatives Advance in U.S.

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  • Regulators begin writing rules to expose boxes to competition
  • Cable says change would unfairly let online companies profit

Who Wins, Who Loses Over Proposed Set-Top Box Rules?

U.S. regulators voted to begin writing rules that would expose cable and satellite companies’ set-top boxes to competing devices, saying more choices for the video gateway into homes could help develop new options for viewers.

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