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FCC says IPTV providers should pay regulatory fees


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#1 OFFLINE   Athlon646464

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Posted 14 August 2013 - 05:10 AM

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.
 

1 HR34-700, 1 C31-700, 1 HR24-500
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