CO-based Evolution Broadband is seeking a 3-year waiver from the FCC‘s integrated security ban for its digital-to-analog cable converter boxes. Not surprisingly, the CEA opposes the move as it has with every other waiver request. Evolution’s request is noteworthy because it’s a manufacturer, not an operator, and because its boxes, priced at $45-$55, are aimed at helping operators transition to all digital. Massillon Cable, which was granted a waiver because it’s moving to digital, is already deploying some of Evolution’s boxes. Instead of separable security, Evolution’s boxes using conditional access security from Conax.

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AT&T Allows 20 Simultaneous Streams

If simultaneous streaming is a problem for you, AT&T TV may be the stream dream. Starting Thursday, the virtual MVPD offering will allow customers to have up 20 simultaneous stream on any device inside their homes.

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