As of today, Google, Apple and Amazon won a big battle to bring you cable TV
February 18, 2016 - Uncategorized
Big Cable has just been dealt a big — and maybe mortal — blow.
If you are a Comcast or Time Warner Cable subscriber, you’re familiar with that trapped feeling: you don’t really have any options to get cable besides your set-top box, and the customer service pains and high costs that go with it.
On Thursday, the U.S. government took its first big, official step to end that system.
The Federal Communications Commission has adopted a series of proposed rules that would allow customers to begin using cable boxes from companies other than their cable provider.
In fact, consumers will be able to get cable TV from a multitude of devices, when the technology catches up. That could include Apple TV, Fire TV, Android TV and Roku boxes. Read more…