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As disaster relief continues in Houston, on Tuesday, September 5, Chairman Ajit Pai will be in Texas to inspect the damage caused to broadcast media by Hurricane Harvey and meet with those engaged in recovery efforts. “Working in close coordination...
Broadcasters Foundation of America is offering $1,000 relief grants for broadcasters affected by Hurricane Harvey. In order to be considered for the program, applicants must work in radio and/or television broadcasting and be in acute financial need due to hardships...
Law360, New York (August 25, 2017, 3:56 PM EDT) -- The Federal Communications Commission should avoid “over-regulation” as part of the deployment of the “next generation” broadcast television standard by looking to specify interference requirements instead of technical standards, ONE Media...
Premier transmitter, test and measurement and studio equipment manufacturer Rohde & Schwarz today announced it has hired Matthew Roush as a broadcast support engineer to bolster its FCC repack installation and service efforts, effective Aug. 7. Based in Quincy, Ill.,...
The National Association of Broadcasters responded to concerns raised over a letter from a group of tech industry leaders and executives, known as Innovation for Technology, announcing their support for Microsoft's Television White Space proposal sent to the FCC. "We...
From MultiChannel News Sinclair is vigorously defending its proposed merger with Tribune to the FCC as both in the interest of the public and of the company, which it said needs to scale up to be better able to compete with...
Raycom Media, one of the nation's largest privately-owned broadcasters, has signed an agreement with GatesAir to provide Maxiva™ transmitters and installation services. The agreement covers 65 TV stations in 44 markets affected by the FCC TV spectrum repack. The agreement...
Law360, New York (August 21, 2017, 6:34 PM EDT) -- Verizon urged the Federal Communication Commission on Friday to consider putting in place a few rules to ensure that the transition to the “next generation” broadcast television standard remains voluntary for...
From Broadcasting & Cable The FCC last week extended the deadline for comments from Aug. 16 to Aug. 30, but followers of the issue aren't waiting until the last minute to pile on additional comments. A week ago the docket had...
The second-quarter earnings season of 2017 has wound down for media companies and broadcasters, and FierceBroadcasting is rounding up the trends that highlighted the reports. 1. Streaming services gain traction, but strategies continue to evolve CBS and Disney dominated this quarter with comparably huge streaming announcements. CBS...
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