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Incentive Auction News: Stage 3 Forward Auction Closes After One Round, Stage 4 to Commence Next Week; GAO Issues Report on Effects on LPTV; Court Dismisses Appeal of Class A Exclusion from Auction
  • Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP
  • USA
  • December 6 2016

Yesterday was a busy day for the TV incentive auction, where the FCC is attempting to clear portions of the TV band by paying TV stations to


Stage 1 of the Incentive Auction Is Over - What’s Next?
  • Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP
  • USA
  • August 31 2016

After the FCC increased the round-by-round bid increments yesterday for the new mobile broadband blocks being offered in the forward auction (where


How To Follow the FCC Incentive Auction
  • Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP
  • USA
  • August 15 2016

As the leaders of the FCC's Incentive Auction Task Force said in opening a post on the FCC's blog last week, "Who says nothing happens in Washington


Debunking a Few Myths about the FCC’s Incentive Auction
  • Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP
  • USA
  • August 2 2016

Jonathan Cohen, one of my partners at Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP, has been closely following the incentive auction by which the FCC is looking to


$700,000 to Be Paid By Media General to End Inquiry on its Attempts to Enforce a JSA - What are the Limits on the Enforceability of a Contractual Restriction on an FCC Licensee’s Sale of its Station?
  • Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP
  • USA
  • July 14 2016

The FCC yesterday announced a Consent Decree with Media General by which Media General agreed to pay a $700,000 "settlement payment"


Countdown to the Incentive Auction - FCC Announces Details of May 24 Workshop for Reverse Auction Participants, and Reminds Them to Preview the Auction System
  • Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP
  • USA
  • May 12 2016

Yesterday, the FCC released a Public Notice setting out the agenda for the May 24 Workshop to explain the process of bidding in the reverse auction


126 MHz Incentive Auction Clearing Target Set - Reverse Auction for TV Stations to Bid to Surrender their Spectrum to Wireless Users to Begin May 31
  • Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP
  • USA
  • April 29 2016

This morning, the FCC released a Public Notice, announcing that the spectrum clearing target for the initial stage of the Incentive Auction will be


As Incentive Auction Draws Near, Focus Begins to Shift to TV Spectrum Repacking - and Even FM Broadcasters Take Note of Potential Issues
  • Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP
  • USA
  • April 26 2016

At the NAB Convention last week, FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler discussed the timing of the incentive auction and how some of the remaining issues may soon


More Incentive Auction News: Last LPTV Request for Stay Denied, Forward Auction Applicants Revealed, Comments Requested on Channel Sharing and Ownership Waivers
  • Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP
  • USA
  • March 19 2016

Late Friday, the US Court of Appeals denied the last pending request for a stay of the incentive auction by LPTV applicants arguing that they should


Incentive Auction Moves Forward - Two Requests for Stay Denied and SecureID Tokens Distributed to Reverse Auction Participants
  • Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP
  • USA
  • March 18 2016

The only significant legal issues that were potentially standing in the way of the broadcast incentive auction are slowly being removed. So far this