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FCC says IPTV providers should pay regulatory fees

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    FCC says IPTV providers should pay regulatory fees

    Commission decides to level playing field between cable and telco TV

    The FCC has reached out and touched up IPTV providers for regulatory fees in its 2013 fee schedule adopted this week, even going so far as to add IPTV as a special category along with cable in the schedule.

    In a 54-page report the federal agency noted that it's been considering attaching fees to IPTV since 2008 and that the most recent spate of comments it received indicated that "digital television delivered through a high-speed Internet connection, instead of by the traditional cable method," should be included in future fee schedules.

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