AOM Not Part of Incentive Auction Framework

Multiple FCC sources confirm that when the commission issues a spectrum incentive auction notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM), scheduled for a vote on Friday, Sept. 28, it will not include an alloca...

FCC Draws Praise for CLEC/Cable Decision

American Cable Association, Broadband Coalition says move was in public interest By John Eggerton — Broadcasting & Cable, 9/17/2012 7:46:02 PM The FCC got some warm fuzzies from the America...

McAdams On: The Spectrum-Sharing Shuffle

Everyone loves the idea of a free market until someone puts an eye out. Spectrum sharing, for example, is an optimal free-market approach to using the airwaves, but wireless industry operatives this ...

McAdams On: Spectrum Auction NPRM

Whither thou art, Allotment Optimization Model? UNDISCLOSED LOCATION: I was rambling on about the giant TV wars when the FCC today released the agenda for its regular open meeting, scheduled for Sept...

Watchdog says there is no lack of spectrum

What there is, according to Free Press, is the lack of effective spectrum management. It gave a mixed review of FCC approval of the acquisition by Verizon of spectrum owned by cable companies, condem...

Rep touts broadcast role in homeland security

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...

Michigan Rep Calls for Incentive Auction Hearing

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 comm...