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Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai has taken his predecessor’s cable TV set-top box plan off the table.
The proposal from former Chairman Tom Wheeler was officially “on circulation,” meaning that commissioners could vote on it at any time.

That was the case until Friday, when Pai removed the set-top box proposal from the list of items on circulation, an FCC official confirmed. (Pai also removed a Wheeler proposal to lower the price caps for business data services.)
Republican members of Congress had previously asked Pai to close the set-top box proceeding entirely.

But while Wheeler’s proposal can no longer be voted upon, the proceeding is still open, and Pai could circulate an alternative proposal.

There’s no word on whether he has any plans to do so, though.
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