NAB says its petition to have the FCC declare digital satellite radio a national-only service is not “unlawful censorship” as opponents believe. “The petition requests that the commission require SDARS licensees to adhere to the limitations that they themselves proposed,” states NAB in reply comments to the agency. NAB is worried about XM’s ability to provide local advertising in its next generation of receivers coming out in the fall. Satcasters XM and Sirius say more than 25,000 comments have been filed opposing the petition.
FCC Chooses C-Band Repack Money Clearinghouse Operators
Accounting firm along with law group and satellite comms company to oversee repack cost claims
Media Bureau Changes Course, Revokes CP Grant for Oregon FM Translator
New evidence revealed that the translator would cause interference to the signal of a local LPFM
FCC Addresses Reconsideration Petitions on FM Translator Interference Rules
The commission responded to four groups who asked the commission to reconsider parts of its report and order