The Federal Communications Commission is preparing to take comment on a new set of rules that could drastically change the television landscape in the U.S.
The regulator is preparing to propose changes that would allow online video distributors (OVDs) to be eligible for the same considerations as cable and satellite television operators. The most notable proposed changes would be to the FCC’s program access rules, which would essentially force content creators to negotiate with Aereo and a variety of other tech companies that could be interested in distributing television online.
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