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Sunday begins a new era for cable subscribers

January 4, 2008

The summer's just started, yet cable operators are already drenched in sweat.

They are bracing for a deadline they staved off for more than a decade — one that could bring a wave of new TV viewing options for many of the 65.6 million homes connected to cable...

What's more, media activists including the Consumer Federation of America, Consumers Union and Electronic Frontier Foundation told the FCC this month that having CableLabs approve equipment "limits competition and locks out flexible and innovative features from consumers."

Thursday, June 28, 2007
USA TODAY
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