Noncoms to Get Brief From FCC Auction/Repack Experts

From Broadcasting & Cable

An A team of FCC auction, repack and ATSC 3.0 experts will brief noncommercial broadcasters at their upcoming annual gathering Feb. 27 in Washington at the America’s Public Television Stations Public Media Summit.

Noncommercial broadcasters were among the big winners in the incentive auction and joined with commercial broadcasters and the Consumer Technology Association to petition the FCC to approve the voluntary rollout of the next-gen ATSC 3.0 IP-based transmission standard, which the FCC did in November.

Lined up for a panel on the “aftermath” of the auctions and “beforemath,” as it were, of the ATSC 3.0 rollout, will be Media Bureau chief Michelle Carey; Incentive auction task force deputy chief Jean Kiddoo and Deputy Chief Hillary DeNigro, and task force senior advisor Charles Meisch.

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