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FCC Seeks Comments on Proposed FY 2021 Regulatory Fees

The FCC is seeking comments on its proposed regulatory fees for Fiscal Year 2021. Comments are due June 3, 2021, and reply comments are due June 18, 2021. Read More

FCC Revises Application Fees

The FCC has issued a Report and Order that significantly updates and revises the fees the FCC charges to process applications, modifications, amendments, license renewals, and various other filings. Read More

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

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

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

White House Clarifies and Expands Executive Branch Review of Foreign Participation in FCC Regulated Telecom Services

The President has issued an Executive Order making changes to the process by which Executive Branch national security, law enforcement, trade and other agencies review FCC applications filed by telecommunications service providers. Read More

FY 2019 FCC Regulatory Fees Due September 24, 2019

Payment of FCC regulatory fees for FY 2019 (October 1, 2018 – September 30, 2019) is due by 11:59 PM Eastern Time on Tuesday, September 24, 2019. Regulatory fee information for FY 2019 can be found here and here. The specific fee assessed for each broadcast station can be found here. Payment of regulatory fees must be initiated using Fee Filer, the FCC’s electronic filing and payment system. Payments received after the September 24 deadline will be subject to an automatic 25% late fee. There is no grace period. If you have questions about f… Read More

Jeff Carlisle Joins Lerman Senter

Jeff Carlisle has joined Lerman Senter as Counsel, bringing his 25 years of government, law firm and in-house counsel experience to the firm. Read More

FCC Announces May 28, 2019 Deadline For C-Band Earth Station Licensees To Certify Accuracy Of License Parameters

The FCC has announced a May 28, 2019 deadline for all C-Band earth station licensees operating in the 3.7-4.2 GHz downlink band to certify the accuracy of their licensed parameters. Read More