Potential FCC regulations could open cable TV market

The FCC may frustrate the cable companies in a new effort to open the cable TV market to independent programmers and video services, reports The New York Times.

The FCC may frustrate the cable companies in a new effort to open the cable TV market to independent programmers and video services, reports TheNew York Times. Planned regulations could help lower cable rates and provide better programming options.

The Wall Street Journal reports that FCC chairman Kevin Martin is responding to a study that finds cable companies have become too dominant in the pay-television industry. He may refer to the 1984 Cable Act when it comes time to face opposition.

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