Programmers Wary Of FCC's Set-Top Plan

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[Commentary] If consumers are able to replace the set-tops they now lease from cable or satellite providers with a box or app from a third party as the Federal Communications Commission is proposing, Google and others could sell boxes or apps that would offer access to both traditional cable fare and over-the-top (OTT) streaming services. Programmers are joining the opposition, concerned that they could lose control over their content and the advertising that supports it and be further exposed to OTT competition.


Programmers Wary Of FCC's Set-Top Plan