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NCTA lobbies for end to CableCARD integration ban

Monday 4 August 2014 | 16:19 CET | News
The US's nine biggest cable operators have deployed 48 million CableCARDs in their STBs since the set-top security integration ban came into effect in July 2007, compared to the same cable operators deploying over 620,000 CableCARDs in retail devices, according to cable industry association NCTA. The integration ban was introduced at a time when cable operators dominated the pay TV sector, which is no longer the case, according to the NCTA. Satellite and telco video providers hold over 50 percent of the traditional payTV market, yet only cable is subject to the integration market. The

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Categories: Fixed
Companies: NCTA
Countries: United States
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