Broadcasting&Cable

Senators Urge Chairman Pai to Spur Mobility Fund

Senate Communications Subcommittee Chairman Roger Wicker (R-MI) and Sen Joe Manchin (D-WV), joined by a bipartisan host of others, have asked new Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai to prioritize mobile broadband in rural and under

House Communications Subcommittee Ranking Member Doyle 'Disappointed' With ISP Congressional Review Act Letter

Count House Communications Subcommittee Ranking Member Mike Doyle (D-PA) among those not eager to use Congressional Review Act authority to invalidate the Federal Communications Commission's broadband privacy framework, but he suggested he was wil

Powell: Broadband Infrastructure Plan Should Target Unserved

Michael Powell, president of NCTA: The Internet & Television Association, said that a new round of broadband infrastructure investment should focus on getting service to unserved areas and on tax incentives to private industry.

Chairman Pai Pulls Set-Top Proposal

Former Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler's proposal to revamp set-tops is no longer on the FCC's list of items on circulation to be voted by the other commissioners.

Computer & Communications Industry Association Slams Immigration Order

Major computer companies are concerned with President Donald Trump's executive order temporarily banning refugees and immigrants from a handful of countries, even those with valid US visas.

FCC Outlines Post-Incentive Auction Transition

The Federal Communications Commission has released its procedures public notice for repacking TV stations after the broadcast incentive auction, which is currently wrapping up.

FCC Adopts Phased TV Station Repack Plan

As the Federal Communications Commission's spectrum auction winds down, the Media Bureau was busy with what comes next—establishing the outlines of the phased TV station relocation transition and in the process denying some broadcaster requests fo

FCC Republicans Vote to Extend Transparency Waiver

Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai has circulated an order waiving the FCC's Open Internet order's enhanced transparency requirements for smaller Internet service providers for five years and upping the trigger for that waiver to

ACA, Independents to FCC: Tackle Bundling First

Small and mid-sized cable operators have banded together with independent programmers to tell the Federal Communications Commission that reining in most favored nation (MFN) clauses and alternative distribution method (ADM) clauses is all well and

FCC's Pai Talks Rural Broadband

American Cable Association president Matt Polka and top ACA policy staffer Ross Lieberman were among a group representing rural broadband who met with new Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai Jan 26, his second meeting with outside