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FCC Approves $4.6 Billion Merger of Nexstar and Media General
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • January 13 2017

Nexstar received FCC consent Wednesday to proceed with its plan to acquire Media General (MG) in a $4.6 billion transaction that will make the


White House Urges FCC to Open Cable Set-Top Box Market to Competition
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • April 22 2016

As part of a larger executive branch effort that encourages federal departments and agencies to make "further progress" on promoting competition


Dish Network CEO outlines company’s wireless spectrum strategy
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • August 7 2015

During a conference call with analysts on Wednesday, DISH Network CEO Charlie Ergen discussed his company's wireless spectrum strategy in the event


Senate lawmakers introduce bill to grandfather existing broadcast JSAs
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • May 8 2015

Joint sales agreements (JSAs) that had been signed on or before March 31, 2014 between TV broadcasters in the same market would be grandfathered under


Draft House Bill Would Boost TV Broadcaster Relocation Fund
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • January 8 2016

Broadcast industry executives are applauding a draft House bill, unveiled on Tuesday that would protect broadcasters and television viewers in the


Media General to pay $3.1 billion for Meredith Corporation
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • September 11 2015

In a key development that impacts the U.S. television broadcasting marketplace, Media General (MG) agreed Tuesday to acquire Meredith Corporation in


Video competition comments spotlight program costs, need for retransmission consent reform
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • August 28 2015

Commenters responding to an FCC public notice on the status of competition in the U.S. video market cited rising program costs in urging the FCC to


Eshoo takes issue with JSA rider during media ownership hearing
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • December 4 2015

During a truncated House Communications Subcommittee hearing that was cut short after 20 Minutes to accommodate a series of votes on the House floor


Broadcasters, local franchise authorities challenge cable competition order in Court
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • September 4 2015

Arguing that the FCC’s decision in June to adopt a rebuttable presumption in favor of competition throughout the U.S. cable industry was “arbitrary


Comcast To File Application to Bid for Wireless Spectrum in Forward Auction
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • February 5 2016

On Wednesday, Comcast CFO Michael Cavanaugh confirmed that his company is filing an application with the FCC to participate in upcoming "forward"