FCC Gearing Up for IP-Delivered World


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FCC Gearing Up for IP-Delivered World - 2011-12-19 20:09:49 | Broadcasting & Cable
The FCC appears to be gearing up for the transition from traditional to IP deliver of network content, with two over-the-top-centric staffers named to top posts in the last couple of days.
Since the FCC has been touting broadband as the likely future of video delivery, it will need to come to terms with the regulatory framework for things like online carriage and access. It is already having to deal with online accessibility issues, teeing up for January -- under a congressional mandate-- the rules for applying captioning to video that originated on TV and is now being delivered over the 'net.