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FCC Adopts New Rules for Post-Incentive Auction Channel Sharing - Including Opportunities for LPTV and TV Translators to Increase Over-the-Air Coverage
  • Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP
  • USA
  • March 24 2017

At its meeting yesterday, the FCC adopted new rules for post-auction channel sharing by broadcast television stations (see the public notice here


Sinclair Pays $9.4 Million to FCC to Settle Claims of Improper Joint Negotiation of Retransmission Consent Agreements
  • Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP
  • USA
  • August 2 2016

Last week, the FCC announced a Consent Decree with Sinclair Broadcast Group where Sinclair agreed to pay $9.495 million to the FCC to settle claims


FCC Chairman Announces No Changes in Good Faith Negotiation Standards for Retransmission Consent Agreements Between TV and MVPDs
  • Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP
  • USA
  • July 15 2016

FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler yesterday used a blog post to announce that the Commission’s pending rulemaking concerning its retransmission consent rules


December regulatory dates for broadcasters - ownership and EEO reports, retransmission consent and foreign ownership rulemaking comments, incentive auction and accessibility obligations
  • Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP
  • USA
  • November 30 2015

December is one of those months when all commercial broadcasters have at least one FCC deadline, and there are also many other filing dates of which


No FCC extension on retransmission consent good faith negotiation comments, short extension on replies
  • Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP
  • USA
  • November 2 2015

Late Friday, the FCC denied the request of several broadcasters to extend the time to comment on the FCC proceeding looking at the requirement of


Dates set for comments on good faith negotiation of retransmission consent agreements what is the FCC asking?
  • Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP
  • USA
  • October 5 2015

A month ago, the FCC released its Notice of Proposed Rulemaking looking to reassess the requirement that broadcasters and MVPDs (cable and satellite


FCC Chairman details issues coming soon for broadcasters review of retransmission consent, network nonduplication, am improvements, and contest rules
  • Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP
  • USA
  • August 13 2015

In an article posted on the FCC’s blog yesterday, FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler listed four actions that would soon be coming out of the FCC to address


A compulsory license for internet TV platforms to retransmit broadcast TV? One US District Court considering FilmOnX seems to think so
  • Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP
  • USA
  • July 21 2015

Over-the-top video systems, using the Internet to transmit over-the-air TV signals to consumers, are back in the news. Last week, a US District Court


FCC asks for comments on petition for rulemaking that would tie TV license renewals to restrictions on blackouts after the expiration of retransmission consent agreements
  • Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP
  • USA
  • July 16 2015

The FCC issued a public notice seeking comment on a Petition for Rulemaking filed by cable operator Mediacom asking for the FCC to require TV stations


Congress passes STELAR renewing authorization of satellite carriers carriage of TV stations with some important changes to JSA, retransmission consent and market modification rules
  • Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP
  • USA
  • December 4 2014

Last week, the Senate approved a reauthorization of STELA, the new bill called STELAR (the "STELA Reauthorization Act of 2014"), adopting the version