The incentive auction by which the FCC will try to get some television stations to surrender their spectrum so that it can be sold to wireless broadband users is moving forward.
Peavey Electronics ponies up $225,000 for digital device violations.
This blog usually covers legal and policy issues, not product reviews. And this article will at least try to relate policy decisions to a product review, but mostly it’s to share a cool new feature on my phone.
Last week the Federal Communications Commission (“FCC”) announced that its latest broadband focused healthcare project—the CONNECT2HEALTHFCC Task Force—was preparing to hold its first meetings to seek “broad and meaningful input” from stakeholders.
The Text of the FCC’s Order On JSAs and Other Broadcast Ownership Issues is Released – Part One, Hidden Nuggets On TV and Radio Market Definitions
The text of the FCC’s decision on the attribution of Joint Sales Agreements for multiple ownership purposes, and the termination of the 2010 Quadrennial Review of the ownership rules and the start of the 2014 Quadrennial Review, has now been released by the FCC.
Increased restrictions and an at-best-vague waiver policy threaten continued viability of many if not most joint sales arrangements.
With so much going on at the FCC and in connection with other topics that we consider, I’m sometimes late getting to all of the issues that arise, and sometimes never mention some of them.
Comments Due by May 12 On Whether FCC Should Continue to Enforce Network Non-Duplication and Syndicated Exclusivity Rules
The Federal Communications Commission wants to know if it should have an ongoing role in the enforcement of network non-duplication and syndicated exclusivity agreements.
Two FCC TCPA Orders Address Consent Through an Intermediary, Provide First TCPA Exemption, and Hint at Future Directions
The FCC recently issued a Declaratory Ruling and an Order that provide some clarity in the TCPA arena and create a new exemption for certain types of text messages and calls.
Earlier this week, the Federal Communications Commission released an order affirming the International Bureau’s 2009 order directing all U.S. facilities-based carriers within the FCC’s jurisdiction to stop payments to Tonga Communications Corporation (“TCC”) for termination of switched voice service (“Stop Payment Order“) on the U.S.-Tonga route.