ACI in the Daily Caller: Set Top Box Hustle

The ongoing scuffle over launching competitive set top boxes has the FCC, the White House, and wannabe program packagers, like Google, lined up against the cable, satellite and telephone companies, also known as multichannel video programming distributors or MVPDs. The superficial version of the scuffle is whether consumers should have a competitive alternative to paying […]

Consumer Choice Without Extra FCC Help

With the FCC thinking of imposing new regulations that would require all households to have a new cable box, it is worthwhile reviewing how consumers are already getting competitive choice in video entertainment without extra government help. Today consumers’ communications choices are like mosaic tiles in a box.  Consumers can pick any grouping that suits […]