The FCC is considering whether to treat some online video services--such as the embattled Aereo--like cable and satellite TV providers.
As Quartz's Brendan Sasso explains, "The move would help the online services get cheaper access to major network programming and could allow them to become stronger competitors to the dominant pay-TV providers like Comcast.'This is a very big deal,' said Richard Greenfield, an industry analyst for BTIG. “It could pose very significant challenges to the traditional [cable TV] bundle.”
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