The upfront selling season is when broadcast networks sell the majority of their advertising inventory. That season kicks off this week as the networks present their fall schedules to advertisers in lavishly staged events. The networks have been losing viewers to online platforms steadily for years, particularly younger viewers in the coveted 18-49 demographic. Ad

On February 18, the FCC opened a rulemaking process to deregulate the cable set top box. Currently, cable, satellite and telco multi-system operators (MSOs) require subscribers to use only boxes they furnish. These are generally rented to subscribers at an average cost per household of $231 per year. The proposed regulations would permit consumers to