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Companies such as Aereo, which this summer lost a Supreme Court case against the major TV networks, and FilmOn would be classified as multichannel video programming distributors, or MVPDs. The reclassification would allow the online video providers, which are also referred to as “over-the-top” video providers, to gain access to broadcast programming so long as they pay retransmission fees.
FCC chairman Tom Wheeler and Democratic members Jessica Rosenworcel and Mignon Clyburn are expected to vote yes, which would provide the majority vote needed. – Peter Suciu,Fortune Magazine
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