Court Won't Expedite LPTV Auction Repack Challenge

February 8, 2016

A federal appeals court has denied an expedited hearing of its challenge to the FCC's incentive auction repack plan.

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit instead scheduled oral argument for May, which means a decision might not come until early summer--the incentive auction is scheduled to start March 29, though that is actually only the last day for stations to declare they are participating and how.

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