1/30/2013

Charter Communications, which is seeking a two-year waiver from a federal ban on using set-top boxes with integrated security, is citing the high cost of producing boxes that work with the removable CableCARD and its forthcoming downloadable video security technology. The downloadable security feature is integral to the cable provider's switch to an all-digital system, the company said, and it wants to use an integrated security system during the rollout.

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