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alisonneplokh 8:55 am on January 6, 2017 |  From the NAB Blog As the broadcast TV spectrum incentive auction inches closer to its conclusion, Google’s so-called “vacant channel” (although more properly known as “Google channel”) proposal...
Longtime Wichita television personality R.J. Dickens was in the emergency room Monday night after being attacked by a pit bull dog in the elevator at his apartment building. Dickens, news director at KCTU-TV, said he was riding down in an...
News Channel Nebraska, a low-power TV station coming to Grand Island, will cover more than 100 sports events a year, many of them in this area. The station will join existing operations in Norfolk, Columbus and Beatrice. When the station begins...
We've all probably thought it. From the beginning, many had misgivings about the structure and integrity of the Federal Communication Commission's Spectrum Auction for all parties involved, but has anyone actually considered what would happen if the auction fails? Wells...
Elizabeth Warren has joined Edward Markey, her fellow U.S. senator from Massachusetts, in calling on Comcast for proof that the company’s new NBC O&O in Boston will cover the entire market. In a Thursday Twitter post, Warren wrote, “Many in our...
Free Access & Broadcast Telemedia, LLC (FAB) filed Ex Parte Comments on recent meetings with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC.)   In particular among other points covered, FAB called on the FCC to immediately and formally suspend any further consideration of...
The spectrum auction currently being undertaken by the U.S. Government will have significant, and as yet unmeasured effects on existing Low Power TV stations and TV Translators (LPTV.) This is the major finding of a report released last week...
As expected, and as we wrote last week, the FCC announced Friday that the reverse auction phase of Stage 4 of the Incentive Auction will begin tomorrow, December 12, 2016. The FCC also, as expected, confirmed that the clearing...
The Federal Communications Commission announced that they were planning for an "orderly shutdown due to lapse of congressional appropriations" on Friday, Dec. 9, but President Obama signed a temporary spending bill that will keep the government alive through April...
A trio of U.S. Senators has drafted potential legislation that would further ensure no American loses any access to TV signals following the repack resulting from the end of the broadcast spectrum incentive auction. How would this be done? By...
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