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FCC to Lift LPTV Displacement, Companion Channel Freeze

By Michael Balderston WASHINGTON—With spring comes the thawing of an FCC policy that had been in effect since 2014. The FCC’s Media Bureau has announced that starting on April 18, the filing freeze on displacement and digital companion channels for low power television and TV translators stations will be lifted. In the …

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APTS Urges FCC to Preserve EBS Requirements

By Michael Balderston WASHINGTON—On Thursday, March 7, America’s Public Television Stations met with the FCC to discuss the proposal of removing educational requirements for stations wishing to operate through the 2.5 GHz band previously available to Educational Broadcast Systems, among some other things. APTS filed an …

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FCC Sets Comment Deadlines for Broadcast Ownership Review

By Michael Balderston WASHINGTON—Those interested in submitting comments in regards to the FCC’s 2018 Quadrennial Regulatory Review Notice of Proposed Rulemaking released this past December now know their deadlines. The FCC’s Media Bureau has announced the comment deadline for this NPRM has been set for April 29, while …

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