The American Cable Association praised the FCC for granting a pair of digital transport adapter (DTA) waivers filed by equipment vendors Evolution Broadband and Huawei Technologies. (For more, click here).

The recent FCC order continues a policy that allows small cable operators to transition their facilities to digital platforms in a cost-efficient manner by not having to rely exclusively on more expensive CableCard-enabled boxes.

The trade group said it was pleased that the FCC recognizes the need to continue granting waivers of the existing rules at the same time it solicits comments on how the agency can encourage innovation in the video device market as part of its development of a National Broadband Plan.

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Comcast plans to increase pricing for Xfinity video and internet customers in the new year.

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