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Hansen Clark (D-MI) believes that broadcasters play a vital role in providing critical information to citizens of the United States, and he’s asking the House Committee on Homeland Security to hold a hearing on the topic with an eye...
Rep. Hansen Clarke (D-Mich.) says that insuring that broadcasters retain their coverage areas after the FCC reclaims spectrum and repacks stations in incentive auctions is an important emergency communications issue that deserves its own Hill hearing.
Recommendation part of National Broadband Plan LONDON: U.S. broadcasters are not alone when it comes to facing displacement by wireless services. The United Kingdom’s House of Lords this week recommended eliminating broadcast television there in order to dedicate that spectrum...
August 1, 2012 - A bright light is emerging from Congress as a bipartisan group of members are calling again for a spectrum inventory that the Advanced Television Broadcasting Alliance (Alliance) has called for multiple times. The Alliance applauds House...
WASHINGTON: U.S. Sens. Olympia J. Snowe (R-Maine) and Mark Warner (D-Va.) have re-introduced legislation to inventory the airwaves. The pair have resurrected the “Radio Spectrum Inventory Act, which directs the National Telecommunications and Information Administration and the Federal...
The President's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology issued a major report this month recommending to President Barack Obama that he direct the Secretary of Commerce to identify 1000MHz of federal spectrum for shared use. Read more: http://broadcastengineering.com/ott/phil_kurz_on_pcast_report_07252012/#ixzz226zgNMHv
Contrary to commonly accepted wisdom, there is no scarcity of spectrum, and any shortage is “an illusion” created by how the federal government manages its own use of the resource, says a comprehensive report released last week by the...
He may be in the minority, but new Republican FCC commissioner Ajit Pai has some major changes he would like to see the FCC make. Those include setting a June 30, 2014, deadline for conducting incentive auctions of broadcast spectrum;...
WASHINGTON: Repacking 1,800 full-power TV stations into 40 percent less spectrum in three years will be chaotic if there’s no planning period after incentive auctions. That was one takeaway of a workshop held Monday at the Federal Communications Commission...
It’s one thing to make room for more wireless broadband services, said NAB President/CEO Gordon Smith in a letter to FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski. But it’s another to do it on the backs of millions of Americans who rely...
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