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Sinclair Fires Back

Sinclair Broadcasting released a lengthy statement in response to Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai's move to designate the Tribune deal for hearing before the FCC's administrative law judge.

House Commerce Committee to Mark Up Broadband Bills

The full House Commerce Committee has scheduled a markup for more than a dozen bills July 12, including two broadband-related bills -- H.R.

Fulfilling a Vision of Small-Town Broadband

When they set out on their own in 2012 after more than two decades working for one of the most revered names in the cable industry — the late Bill Bresnan, founder of Bresnan Communications — Jeff DeMond and Andrew Kober had a clear vision of wher

App Association: NTIA More Likely Than FCC to Produce Unbiased Broadband Report

ACT: The App Association, which represents more than 5,000 app developers and device makers, said the Commerce Department's National Telecommunications & Information Administration (NTIA) should be the one collecting and compiling data on broa

Senate Farm Bill Sets New RUS Broadband Finance Standards

The Senate has passed a Farm Bill whose broadband section reins in potential overbuilding of commercial broadband operators with government broadband subsidies.

Groups Petition FCC to Delay Sinclair-Tribune Decision

Critics of the Sinclair-Tribune merger continue to try to get Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai to delay a decision on the deal until a federal appeals court rules on the UHF discount that made the combo possible. Common Cause an