The Federal Communications Commission late Wednesday published its final report on the revised media ownership rules, even as lawmakers and consumer rights groups announced various plans aimed at making sure the new rules never take effect.

The Federal Communications Commission on Wednesday gave the green light to Comcast Corp.'s proposed buyout of AT&T Broadband, paving the way for the creation of the largest cable and Internet provider in the country.

The Federal Communications Commission kicked off its monthly open meeting with a call to overhaul the decades-old limit on media cross-ownership, which could lead to dramatic changes for newspapers and radio and television stations.

Frustrated by the nation's slow transition to digital television, federal regulators voted 3-1 to require television manufacturers to include digital tuners in all new sets by July 2007.

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