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FCC Firewire Mandate??


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#1 OFFLINE   bdemz

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Posted 15 April 2004 - 10:23 AM

Isn't there some kind of FCC mandate that states that each cable co. needs to provide a box with Firewire capabilties?

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Posted 15 April 2004 - 10:30 AM

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#3 OFFLINE   madpoet

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Posted 15 April 2004 - 10:49 AM

Only CABLE companies who signed it. Does not apply to sat broadcasters.

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Posted 15 April 2004 - 10:52 AM

Moving to General Discussion forum.
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#5 OFFLINE   tnsprin

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Posted 15 April 2004 - 09:29 PM

Isn't there some kind of FCC mandate that states that each cable co. needs to provide a box with Firewire capabilties?

Not yet, but it has been proposed.

#6 OFFLINE   Ken_F

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Posted 21 April 2004 - 04:13 AM

Yes, there is a mandate. It took effect April 1. You can read it right here. Refer to page 50.

It applies to all cable companies, and not just those who signed on to the original proposal. It does not apply to satellite providers.




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