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CU letter to Senate Commerce Committee in support of FCC Set-Top Box Proposal

In advance of Thursday’s Federal Communications Commission Oversight hearing, Consumers Union writes in support of FCC Chairman Wheeler’s final proposal to drive competition and innovation in the television set-top box market. The Chairman’s proposal would free consumers from being trapped into leasing costly, outdated set-top boxes from their pay-TV providers and open the market to new offerings.