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Comcast, Cable Giants Sue Maine Over Law Forcing Them to Let Customers Pay for Specific Channels

The law in question mandates that “a cable system operator shall offer subscribers the option of purchasing access to cable channels...

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FCC Will Walk LPTVs Through Reimbursement Process

The FCC has scheduled a webinar Aug. 28 on reimbursing LPTV's and translators in the incentive auction repack.

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FCC Still Weighing Nexstar-Tribune

While the Justice Department signed off on the deal last month with TV station spin-offs in 13 markets...

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Children’s TV Reforms – Paperwork Reduction One Step Closer

The Federal Communication Commission (“FCC” or the “Commission”) released the much-discussed changes in its rules relating to children’s television...

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FCC Sets Comment Dates on MVPD TV Station Notices

The FCC voted unanimously July 10 to allow cable operators to transition some of their paper notifications to broadcasters to electronic delivery.

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FCC Cancels LPTV/Translator CP Auction

The commission adopted rules that gave LPTV/Class A TV facilities that would be displaced by the repack until July 22...

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FCC Proposes Email Delivery of Cable Notices to TVs

The FCC Wednesday (July 10) unanimously approved a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) proposing to allow cable and satellite operators to...

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FCC Makes Leased Access Rules More Cable Operator Friendly, Opens the Door to Eliminating Them

On June 7, 2019, the Federal Communications Commission (“FCC” or the “Commission”) released a Report and Order (“R&O”) revising the...

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FCC Releases Draft Order on Changes to Children’s Television Rules – Action Expected July 10

In anticipation of its July 10 open meeting, the FCC last week released its draft Order making changes to its rules...

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House Approves Full Funding-Plus for Noncoms

The House has approved funding for the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, the independent agency that dispenses federal funding for noncommercial media.

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