The FCC has updated its contest rules to enable broadcasters to post material terms on-line rather than requiring disclosure through over-the-air announcements.
Licensees still retain the option to disclose material...more
The FCC has announced a deadline of September 24 for receipt of its Fiscal Year 2015 annual regulatory fees. Fees are owed on all authorizations held as of October 1, 2014.
Payment may be made by credit card, debit card,...more
The FCC has announced its proposed regulatory fees for Fiscal Year 2015. Rather remarkably, for the second year in a row radio fees are not to increase, although most television fees are to rise modestly. A list of the...more
Executive Summary: The FCC has issued a schedule and explanation of the annual regulatory fees it proposes to collect late this Summer for Fiscal Year 2013. It also has proposed a change in its methodology that most likely...more
The FCC has finalized its rules to implement the Local Community Radio Act of 2010 (the “LCRA”), which requires balancing the competing needs of the FM Translator and Low Power FM (“LPFM”) services. Specifically, the FCC has...more