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FCC Reforms Coordination of Executive Branch Foreign Ownership Review

The FCC has adopted new rules for coordinating with the Executive Branch on certain applications and petitions that involve foreign ownership. Read More
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FCC Sets Final Deadlines to File for Repack Reimbursement

The FCC has set final filing deadlines to submit all remaining invoices and other documentation for reimbursement from the TV Broadcaster Relocation Fund. Read More
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Categories: Broadcast and Media

October 10, 2020 Deadline for Quarterly Television Reports

By October 10, 2020, full power and Class A television stations must file quarterly reports for the third quarter of 2020. Read More
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Categories: Broadcast and Media

October 10, 2020 Deadline for Quarterly Radio Reports

The quarterly listing of issues-responsive programming broadcast between July 1, 2020 and September 30, 2020 must be uploaded to radio station online public inspection files by October 10, 2020. Read More
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Categories: Broadcast and Media

October 1, 2020 Deadline For Must Carry And Retransmission Consent Elections Using New Electronic Procedures

October 1, 2020 is the deadline for broadcast television stations to make must carry and retransmission consent elections for the next three-year carriage cycle. Read More
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Categories: Broadcast and Media

FY 2020 FCC Regulatory Fees Due September 25, 2020

Payment of FCC regulatory fees for FY 2020 (which cover the period October 1, 2019 – September 30, 2020) is due by 11:59 PM Eastern Time on Friday, September 25, 2020. Read More
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C-Band Lump Sum Election Deadline Extended to September 14, 2020

The FCC has extended the deadline to elect lump sum reimbursement for C-Band earth station relocations to September 14, 2020. Read More
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Six Lerman Senter Attorneys Named to 2021 Best Lawyers In America

Lerman Senter attorneys Sally A. Buckman, David D. Burns, Steven A. Lerman, Mark J. Palchick, Meredith S. Senter, Jr., and S. Jenell Trigg have been selected for inclusion in the 2021 edition of The Best Lawyers in America. Read More
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Categories: Firm News

Update: C-Band Lump Sum Election Deadline is Now September 14, 2020

The FCC has now extended the lump sum election deadline to September 14, 2020. Read More
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FCC Takes Action and Requests Comments on Next Gen TV (ATSC 3.0) Matters

The FCC has recently released a number of notices and orders involving the transition of television stations to the ATSC 3.0 standard and implementation of the new standard. The FCC is also seeking comments on several new proposals. Read More
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Categories: Broadcast and Media

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