The National Cable and Telecommunications Association told the Senate that the Satellite Television Extension and Localism Act (STELA) is an appropriate venue for retransmission changes as well as "discrete" video reforms, but that those should no
The "clearly erroneous inputs and technically unsound assumptions" in the Federal Communications Commission's band plan proposals on repacking and interference methodologies must be abandoned or risk a failed incentive auction.
The National Association of Broadcasters has taken aim at the Department of Justice comments supporting a Federal Communications Commission proposal to make some TV joint sales agreements attributable as ownership interests, as the FCC does in rad
In response to a request for input from the Senate Commerce Committee on the reauthorization of the Satellite Television Extension and Localism Act (STELA), Dish and DirecTV filed a joint response with a laundry list of suggestions including perma
Phil Verveer, senior counselor to Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler, said that he expects the FCC's first two spectrum auctions -- H block and AWS -- will raise most, if not all, of the money to fund FirstNet and other financi
Rebecca Arbogast, VP of global public policy for Comcast, framed the proposed Time Warner Cable merger as a no antitrust harm, no foul meld that would benefit TWC subscribers without reducing, and indeed increasing, competition.
Federal Communications Commissioner Mignon Clyburn is no guaranteed third vote for FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler's proposal to make joint sales agreements (JSAs) more than 15% attributable as ownership, at least as it is currently constituted.
National Association of Broadcasters President Gordon Smith and Rick Kaplan, NAB auction point man and former chief of staff to Federal Communications Commissioner Mignon Clyburn, tag teamed a meeting with Commissioner Clyburn to argue that drawin
Matthew Berry, chief of staff to Federal Communications Commission member Ajit Pai, says the FCC should think long and hard about whether "flyspecking network management practices" is good for consumers.
In a speech at the National Press Club, Jon Sallet, the acting general counsel at the Federal Communications Commission, outlined what he said is FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler's approach to weighing allegations that some television station license tran