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 […]

Government Failure – FCC Should Stop Imposing Costly Set Top Box Regulations

If consumers understood the complex regulations their cable box has endured at the hands of the Federal Communications Commission, they’d be shocked at the price tag associated with these burdensome regulations.  As part of the Telecommunications Act of 1996, the FCC was tasked with creating a policy for cable hardware technology that would open the […]