ATBA Files Joint Ex Parte Comments with NAB, NRB and NTA


    WASHINGTON, DC – May 7, 2014/ The Advanced Television Broadcasting Alliance (ATBA) along with the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB), National Religious Broadcasters (NRB and the National Translator Association (NTA) filed joint ex parte comments today with Federal Communications Commission (FCC) in GN Docket 12-268 urging the Commission to do everything in its power to ensure that the important benefits of LPTVs and TV translators are not undermined as a result of the incentive auction.


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    “I am excited that we have had the caliber of people we’ve had working on our filings,” says Rod Payne, ATBA Chairman. “The experience and respect they have in both the legislative and broadcasting arenas is unmatched in this effort.  I continue to believe that the future of television broadcasting will be forged by people who bring knowledge, real world connections and passion to the cause.”


    The Advanced Television Broadcasting Alliance is an industry organization comprised of low power television broadcasters, translators, full power television broadcasters and allied industry organizations and companies.  The goal of the Alliance is to preserve and promote the efficient and effective use of all television broadcast spectrum. Visit for more information and to join.



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