Exposing Some Myths about Google’s Set-Top Box Proposal

by Stacy Fuller

Vice President of Government Affairs

In the set-top box debate that has erupted, there is a clear and widely supported desire to give consumers an alternative to leased set-top boxes.  Everyone wants consumers to have more choices, and we are moving in that direction. Apps from pay-TV providers are now available alongside apps from streaming services on more than 450…

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While the Future of TV is Apps, the FCC is Locked in the Box of the Past

by Stacy Fuller

Vice President of Government Affairs

Google has proposed that the FCC impose a new technology mandate on all pay-TV providers (MVPDs) purportedly “to ensure the commercial availability of navigation devices used by consumers to access services from MVPDs.”  Based upon press coverage, the FCC seems enamored with that misguided proposal.  Instead of just listening to a few favored companies hoping…

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