Broadcasters Ask FCC To Rethink Post-Auction Transition

Law360, New York (March 21, 2017, 1:52 PM EDT) -- The National Association of Broadcasters has asked the Federal Communications Commission to revisit its transition plan for stations after the broadcast incentive auction concludes, to ensure that the transition is as smooth as possible for broadcasters and for consumers.

The FCC should grant “reasonable” requests for extensions of time to comply with the transition, it should adjust the phases in the transition to reflect all the work that that the repacking will require, it should work to ensure that FM radio stations and other broadcasters that...
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