LPTV Investors Ask DC Circ. To Rehear Auction Challenges

Law360, Washington (August 15, 2016, 8:52 PM EDT) -- Low-power TV investors and a religious LPTV station urged the D.C. Circuit on Friday to reconsider tossing their challenge to the upcoming spectrum auction, saying the Federal Communications Commission has trampled the rights of LPTV license holders.

The petitioners urged either the original three-judge panel or the full court to rehear and possibly overturn the panel decision in June that rejected Word of God Fellowship Inc.’s challenge of the auction because the channel did not participate in the FCC proceedings below and Free Access & Broadcast...
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