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Cable Companies Willing To Allow Consumers To View All TV Programs On Apps

Cable companies now say they are willing to offer apps that will allow consumers to view all linear and on-demand television programs, but would not necessarily allow people to record shows, according to Ars Technica. The cable groups' position marks an attempt to compromise with the Federal Communications Commission, which has proposed rules enabling third parties to create set-top boxes. Public Knowledge reportedly said it was encouraged by the cable industry's proposal, but that it "does not allow for many features that consumers want, such as home recording, and it does not allow for true user interface competition."

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