FCC: Spectrum Auction Rules Fulfill Congressional Mandate, Despite NAB Claims
August 20, 2014
The National Association of Broadcasters filed a lawsuit Aug. 18 to challenge the rules outlined in FCC's May spectrum incentive order (GN Docket No. 12-268). NAB's petition for review, filed with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, claims that the FCC exceeded congressional intent by electing to use new software for calculating broadcast coverage areas, among other concerns.
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