HTTP statement on the FCC’s delay of set-top box vote

HTTP is pleased with the FCC’s decision to postpone its vote on the revised Set-Top Box Proposal which—as we have stated—would radically alter the way consumers find and view subscription-based television content. We especially commend Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel for bringing measured scrutiny to the proposed...

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How the FCC should resolve raised concerns on set-top box

By Rosa Mendoza, Executive Director, HTTP As the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) moves forward with its proposal to regulate set-top boxes, Congress is conducting its FCC oversight hearing this morning. This hearing will provide an opportunity to address the wide range of concerns that have...

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HTTP’s Statement on Net Neutrality:

The Hispanic Technology & Telecommunications Partnership (HTTP) is a strong supporter of the open Internet principles but is disappointed with the D.C. Circuit’s decision to uphold the Federal Communications Commission’s Open Internet Order.  These outdated regulations will interfere with a marketplace that is rapidly deploying...

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The Modernization of the FCC’s Lifeline Program

  By Rosa Mendoza, Executive Director, HTTP The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has undertaken a major reform of the Lifeline program – and it’s the biggest, most important, and most transformative reform since the program began in 1985.  

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Black lawmaker questions Obama set-top box endorsement

By Mario Trujillo, THE HILL One member of the Congressional Black Caucus expressed surprise Friday that she and other members were not consulted before President Obama came out strongly in favor of a proposal to open up the cable set-top box market. Rep. Yvette Clarke (D-N.Y.), who spearheaded...

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