Comcast Lobbies FCC To Revive UHF Ownership Limit Break

Law360, Washington (February 16, 2017, 8:12 PM EST) -- Cable giant Comcast has pressed the Federal Communications Commission to reverse course from an Obama-era move dropping a break for UHF station owners, asking the new FCC to return to a less stringent media ownership restriction, according to a filing Thursday.

Comcast Senior Executive Vice President David L. Cohen and government relations representative Mitch Rose from NBCUniversal pushed for the change in a meeting with FCC Chairman Ajit Pai, his chief of staff and his acting media adviser, according to a filing posted publicly Thursday. The...
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