Wheeler gets backing from Trent Lott on set-top proposal

Former Senate Majority Leader Trent Lott (R-Miss.) has entered the fray surrounding the FCC's "Unlock the Box" proposal, getting the back of agency Chairman Tom Wheeler as he tries to make into law the decidedly consumerist proposal. 

"Unlocking the set-top box is an economic imperative, and the FCC should act. It's a good idea and sound policy. Competition and consumer choice for set-top boxes are also required by law," Lott said in a Wall Street Journal op-ed.

You can read the rest of Lott's opinion here

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