Meetings between NCTA and CEA on 2-way plug & play are still at a standstill while the 2 groups await FCC action on an NPRM to make 2-way devices available to consumers. The 2 trade groups haven’t held any formal meetings since June 11, according to their latest FCC status report. The cable industry is pushing OpenCable as the 2-way answer, while CEA wants Digital Cable Ready +, which is based on existing 1-way plug & play products. There has been some hope that the FCC might take the issue up before year-end so there could be some certainty going into Jan’s Consumer Electronics Show, but time’s running out.

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