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D.C. Court Hears Challenge to FCC's UHF Discount Decision

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit Friday (April 20) heard oral argument in the Free Press v. FCC challenge to the FCC's reinstatement of the UHF discount.

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FCC Frees Up $742 Million More for Post-Incentive Auction Repack

As promised, the FCC has released the second tranche of post-incentive auction repack funding, which is almost all of the original money allocated by Congress.

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LPTVs Seek Wider FCC Window to Find New Channels

LPTV stations have asked for a little more time to file applications for new channels.

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Russian News Service RT to Go Off the Air in the Washington Area

Russia’s English-language broadcasting network RT, described by U.S. intelligence agencies as part of Moscow’s “state-run propaganda machine,”

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LPTV/Translator Displacement Filing Window Opens April 10

In case you forgot, this a reminder to Low Power Television and TV Translator broadcasters of the FCC’s Special Displacement Window for LPTV Stations.

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Public TV urges FCC to exempt stations from ATSC 3.0 simulcasting rules

Public broadcasters have asked the FCC to exempt noncommercial TV stations from a regulation requiring them to transmit video in two different broadcast standards...

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ATSC 3.0 Rollout Can Begin Next Month

Broadcasters will soon get the green flag on their race to an interactive, geo-targeted, video-on-demand future.

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Spectrum Alliance Releases New White Space Rules

The Dynamic Spectrum Alliance--Google, Microsoft, Facebook--continues to push for using licensed TV spectrum for unlicensed broadband.

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Number of TV’s Going Dark After Auction Grows

Twelve TV stations were expected to turn in their licenses by Oct. 25 once they received their multimillion-dollar auction payments...

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FCC to Lift Station Modification Freeze

The FCC has announced that will soon be lifting a more than four-year freeze on making major modifications to TV stations' coverage areas.

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