FCC Announcements

FCC EXPANDS CHANNEL SHARING OPPORTUNITIES FOR BROADCASTERS. March 23, 2017 14:30

Action gives more sharing flexibility to TV stations that relinquished spectrum in the incentive auction, as well as to LPTV and TV translators, to help ensure continuity of service to viewers.  News Release. (Dkt No 12-268 03-185 15-137 ). Adopted:  03/23/2017. 

CHANNEL SHARING BY STATIONS OUTSIDE THE BROADCAST TELEVISION SPECTRUM INCENTIVE AUCTION CONTEXT. March 23, 2017 00:00

Commission authorizes channel sharing outside the context of the incentive auction and thus permits stations with auction-related channel sharing agreements to continue to operate if their auction-related agreements expire or otherwise terminate. (Dkt No.  12-268 03-185 15-137 ). Action by:  the Commission. Adopted:  03/23/2017 by R&O. (FCC No. 17-29).  MB