MPAA asks FCC to grant waiver on distribution of movies to cable

09/2/2009 | Broadcasting & Cable

Hollywood studios are asking the FCC to grant a waiver that would allow them to provide high-definition movies to cable set-top boxes before they are released on DVD. The Motion Picture Association of America said the waiver would "enable millions of Americans to obtain access in their homes to high-value content that MPAA member studios intend to distribute." The NCTA supports the waiver.

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