Comcast Pushes For Set-Top Box Rule Reversal

Law360, New York (April 8, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Comcast Corp. is forging ahead in its battle to reverse a U.S. Federal Communications Commission rule requiring cable operators to allow consumers to use set-top boxes from competing manufacturers, reportedly telling an appeals court Tuesday that the agency wrongly denied the company's request for a waiver from the new regulation.

In oral arguments before a three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia, lawyers for Comcast argued that the FCC had singled out the company for rejection even as it granted...
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