Industry fights FCC licensing role in set-top box battle 

The video industry is supportive of an arrangement where companies like Comcast or DirecTV could create applications for different devices that customers could use to watch programming, rather than a more far-reaching FCC proposal that would open up the market for set-top boxes.But the industry bristled in meetings last week at the suggestion that the commission could create a centralized body to govern the agreements between the video providers and the manufacturers of devices that could use their apps, according to a Tuesday filing.

Source: Industry fights FCC licensing role in set-top box battle | TheHill

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