New Rules: FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler Pushes App Alternative To Cable Boxes

Customers could kiss their cable-box rentals goodbye
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Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Tom Wheeler is going forward with a proposal that will force pay-TV providers to give customers access to all paid content via their mobile devices, gaming consoles, media players and smart TVs.

Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Tom Wheeler is going forward with a proposal that will force pay-TV providers to give customers access to all paid content via their mobile devices, gaming consoles, media players and smart TVs.

The measure, which goes to a full FCC vote on Sept. 29, would essentially end the forced rental of set-top boxes by subscribers.

Read all about it at TWICE sister site Multichannel News.

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