Broadcasting&Cable

Sinclair Submits Remade Tribune Deal to FCC

Sinclair has submitted its new proposal to purchase Tribune stations, taking into account the deregulatory media ownership changes the Federal Communications Commission made in December 2018 to allow for more local station ownership, including all

Groups Mass Against Lifeline Changes

The Federal Communications Commission is getting major pushback on its vote to revamp the Lifeline communications subsidy program.

FCC Eliminates Hard-Copy Rules Requirement

As expected, the Federal Communications Commission has voted to eliminate the requirement that broadcasters and cable operators keep paper copies of the FCC's regulations on hand, the latest in a series of actions to whack away at regulations FCC

Net Neutrality Challenges Can Begin This Week

Thursday, Feb 22, will be the red letter day for court and congressional challenges to the Federal Communications Commission's Dec 14 decision to roll back network neutrality rules and reclassify Internet service providers out from under Title II

DOJ Launching Task Force On Election Cyberthreats

Attorney General Jeff Sessions wants a report by June on the best way for Department of Justice to confront the cybersecurity threats from terrorists, criminals and enemy governments, with efforts to interfere with elections a top priority.

Trump/FCC Propose Billions in New User Fees

The White House, backed by the Federal Communications Commission, is once again seeking to impose a new fee on communications providers that would amount to billions of dollars.