HOME > NEWSROOM > MEDIA SOURCE > Television > FCC Chairman Circulates Draft Rules For TV Spectrum Auction

FCC Chairman Circulates Draft Rules For TV Spectrum Auction

April 21, 2014

The financial and technological proposals are incredibly complicated, but they provide the kinds of details that broadcasters have wanted to see before they decide whether to let the federal government auction to broadband providers some of the airwaves now used for TV. The process being circulated by FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler includes a reverse auction, where station owners would indicate how much cash they want for their spectrum and can drop out if the bidding is too low.


Get the Media Source Newsletter on your smartphone or tablet now!

iphone
Android

 


Latest News

Court Rejects Notre Dame's HHS Mandate Challenge

A federal court of appeals has rejected the University of Notre Dame's request to be exempt from the Affordable Care Act's contraception mandate.

Posted

Bobby Jindal Under Fire for Religious Freedom Order

Critics are blasting Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal for his executive order protecting individuals and businesses that have a religious objection to participating in a same-sex marriage ceremony.

Posted

Legendary Christian Radio Program Adds Sirius-XM to Network

D. James Kennedy Ministries, one of America's most enduring and most acclaimed Christian media ministries, will now broadcast on Sirius-XM satellite radio.

Posted

Seven FCC Reform Measures Sent to Full Committee

The Communications & Technology Subcommittee is sending seven FCC process reform bills to the full House Energy & Commerce Committee for consideration.

Posted

More News


Headlines