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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