There is a lot of interest this year from Sen Commerce in reviewing the ’92 Cable Act, the FCC’s implementation of USF, sports blackouts and incentive auctions. Those issues came up repeatedly at the cmte’s hearing Tues on FCC oversight. Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) comments on sports blackouts and commissioners discuss how soon and what parts of the Cable Act should be reformed.
More top stories in today’s CableFAX Daily:
CableLabs’ WiFi application software, co-developed with Cablevision and member companies, has been licensed to mPortal for further distribution to the cable industry. Here’s what the app software allows cable companies to do.
The FCC OKed the T-Mobile/MetroPCS merger, following DOJ’s approval last week.
Netflix upped its speed-judging game with a dedicated ISP speed index page, featuring Feb ranks of ISP speeds worldwide with breakdowns for individual nations. Here’s how cable did.