TV to Swallow All of FCC’s Repack Fund Before Radio Gets Any.
July 17, 2017
If radio stations were hoping to get a slice of the $1.75 billion Congress set aside to cover television stations’ costs associated with the upcoming repack process, they may be out of luck. The first figures released by the Federal Communications Commission show once TV stations are done drinking from the well of federal dollars there won’t be anything left for FMs disrupted by the repack to tap into.
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