The following statement is attributed to Gigi B. Sohn, president and
co-founder of Public Knowledge:
“We are pleased that the cable industry has joined us in supporting
an FCC inquiry into the state of the set-top box market. We agree with
NCTA Pres. Kyle McSlarrow, who told the FCC in a Dec. 4 letter that a
robust retail market has not developed as Congress envisioned in 1996 and
that more should be done to make that a reality.
“We also agree that the rules for set-top boxes and related devices
should apply to all video providers.
We look forward to working with cable on these issues for the benefit of
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