In a 44-page document filed with the Federal Communications Commission, the NCTA has urged the Commission to launch a wide-ranging Notice of Inquiry to explore the many economic, technical and regulatory issues that must be solved in order to develop a healthy retail marketplace for video devices.

While this broad review is underway, NCTA also said the Commission should continue granting waivers to promote the widespread availability of low-cost digital-to-analog converter boxes which enable cable operators to complete their own digital transition to provide consumers with more high-definition and niche programming, faster broadband, and other new services.

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