FCC to Speed Up Spectrum Auction Bidding

Bidders in round 37 of stage four of the forward portion of the FCC's spectrum auction pushed the total to...

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Incentive Auction 'Success': A Skeptic's View

On January 18, two days before he left office, FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler released a statement lauding the completion of the incentive auction.

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FCC Freezes LPTV Companion Channel Applications

The FCC's Media Bureau says that, effective immediately and on its own authority, it is freezing applications for the digital...

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FCC Extends UHF Discount Deadline

The FCC has requested comments on a petition for reconsideration of the elimination of the UHF discount.

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ATSC 3.0 and MVPDs

Broadcasting and cable technical executives are already discussing how multichannel video program distributors (MVPD) will handle “redistribution” (the new preferred term) of the forthcoming all-IP ATSC 3.0 signals.

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Auction Underwhelms

The $80 billion windfall predicted from the TV spectrum incentive auction failed to materialize eight months in.

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TVs, MVPDs Need to Update FCC ID Info

Potentially auction-winning broadcasters who want to get paid...will need to update their info at the FCC.

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FCC Speeding Up Spectrum Auction Dec. 19

Starting Monday, Dec. 19, bidding in stage four of the reverse portions of broadcast incentive auction will increase from two rounds to three.

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FCC Gives Officials More Time to Respond to Broadcaster Petitions

The FCC has given public officials in Colorado until the end of the day Dec. 14 to respond to broadcaster requests to...

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Senators Propose TV Station Relocation Fund

The National Association of Broadcasters is praising a bipartisan effort by a handful of senators to make sure there is enough money to cover the costs of TV station moves...

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