As CableLabs works to wrap up the development of the next generation DOCSIC 3.1 standard before year-end, it’s looking to establish cable standards worldwide. In a substantial expansion of the R&D consortium’s global member base, the group added 14 new members in EU, Asia and Latin America. The initiative, started 9 months ago, is part of CableLabs’ effort to “step back and take a global view,” pres/CEO Phil McKinney said during a conference call Tues. More on the initiative here.

More top stories on today’s CableFAX Daily:

Day 12. Despite Aug recess, 2 more lawmakers weighed in on the Time Warner Cable/CBS retrans spat.

As Comcast enters year 3 of its Internet Essentials initiative, it relaunched the program with new features to increase enrollment and improve connectivity. More on what the MSO is doing here.

The FCC adopted rules to attach regulatory fees to IPTV providers, arguing that assessing the fees on cable but not IPTV “may place cable providers at a competitive disadvantage.” Read on for ACA’s reaction.

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Broadband Labels Legislation Revived

Rep Angie Craig (D-MN) introduced legislation Thursday that would provide consumers with transparent information on broadband services available in their area. The Broadband Consumer Transparency Act of 2021

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