Broadcasting&Cable

Second BDAC Member Quits Over Charges of Industry Influence

A second member has quit the Federal Communications Commission's Broadband Deployment Advisory Committee, also suggesting it has been carrying water for industry rather than drawing on a well of other sources to grow broadband deployment. Miguel G

Key Communications Provisions Make it on Omnibus Bill

Legislation to reauthorize the Federal Communications Commission, boost mobile broadband, and provide additional funds, as needed, for broadcasters' moves to new spectrum in the post-incentive auction repack has been included in the must-pass omni

American Cable Association Seeks to Ally With FCC in Net Neutrality Fight

The American Cable Association has officially joined the court challenge of the Federal Communications Commission's network neutrality rule rollback, filing a motion to intervene in the case with the US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.  ACA

Cities to FCC: Stop Scapegoating Us on 5G Deployment

In a letter to the Federal Communications Commission Next Century Cities is pushing back on the FCC's efforts to exempt some wireless deployments from local historic or environmental reviews, saying they are being scapegoated unfairly as impedimen

Rep Eshoo to FCC: Rescind Spectrum Sales to AT&T, Verizon

In a letter to Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai, Rep. Anna Eshoo (D-CA) wants the FCC to rethink its approval of deals putting high-band spectrum in the hands of AT&T and Verizon. The FCC's Wireless Bureau approved the trans