December 31, 2013 The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has extended the deadline for Dish Network ( DISH ) to complete a national wireless broadband network, and given the company flexibility in how it can use wireless frequencies. In return, Dish has pledged to bid at least $1.56 billion in the FCC's H-block auction of frequencies scheduled for January 14, and to lower the power of transmissions on some former TV-station analogue frequencies Dish bought in 2008.
Get the Media Source Newsletter on your smartphone or tablet now!
The FCC is preparing to act on some aspects of its media ownership rules at its public meeting later this month.Posted on March 6, 2014
Republican lawmakers reportedly agreed to delete a provision in the draft satellite bill that would have freed...Posted on March 6, 2014
FCC chairman Tom Wheeler is proposing to prevent joint retransmission consent negotiations between two of the top...Posted on March 6, 2014
Besides millions of unlicensed transmitters, the newly proposed ATC segment at 2473-2483.5 MHz also houses...Posted on March 5, 2014