If you’re a cable subscriber, your favorite television shows are likely brought to you by the set-top box you point your remote at. These boxes are typically leased to subscribers by cable companies and unless you’re a cord-cutter relying on digital entertainment options like Netflix or Apple TV, you have few choices for how to receive cable. A new proposal from the Federal Communications Commission is seeking to disrupt the set-top box market. Kojo discusses the implications for the cable industry and viewers alike.

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  • Cecilia Kang New York Times Technology Reporter
  • Bill Harlow WAMU Computer Guy; and Hardware & Software Technician for MACs & PCs at Mid-Atlantic Consulting, Inc.

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