Broadcasting&Cable

NAB: Retaining Newspaper/TV Crossownership Ban Untenable

In an ex parte submission, armed with colorful charts showing the decline of print readership and advertising, the National Association of Broadcasters was trying to convince the Federal Communications Commission to finally scrap the newspaper/bro

Broadband Privacy Plan Opponents Flood FCC

The Protect Internet Freedom coalition said those with concerns about the Federal Communications Commission's proposal on broadband privacy have submitted over a quarter of a million comments to the FCC as of June 6, which is the deadline.

Georgetown's Larry Downes Is Down on FCC's Broadband Privacy Plan

Larry Downes, project director at the Georgetown Center for Business and Public Policy, is no fan of the Federal Communications Commission's broadband privacy proposal.

NAB to FCC: Cable, DBS Should Join Political File Party

The National Association of Broadcasters says it is fine with the Federal Communications Commission extending its online political file mandate to all video services, including cable and satellite and even broadcast radio, though there are some is

FCC Supports Fast Track for NAB Auction Challenge

The Federal Communications Commission said it supports the National Association of Broadcasters' request for expedited hearing of NAB's challenge to a portion of the incentive auction rules.

Numbers Game: Behind Consumers’ Desire For Connected TV

Most people looking for a new device for watching video want a big screen TV, and they want one that allows them to stream content -- or at least that is what is strongly suggested by findings of a qualitative study conducted for the Council for R

NAB Seeks Expedited Hearing of Auction Challenge

The National Association of Broadcasters wants the US Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit to put the pedal to the metal when it comes to setting a briefing and oral argument schedule for its challenge to the Federal Communications Commission's inc

Gray TV Lines Up Minority/Female Owners For Six Stations

Gray Television has entered into definitive agreements to transfer six TV stations to new owners.

Entravision: Comcast/TWC Threatens Latino Programmers

Spanish-language programmer Entravision says the Comcast/Time Warner Cable merger will harm the Latino community and competing Latino-market program providers, and says the Federal Communications Commission should make Comcast divest its Spanish l