UHF Discount Decision’s Possible Effects On Tribune-Sinclair’s Close

The June 2017 rejection by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit of the petition by various public interest groups to stay the Federal Communications Commission’s reinstatementfeatured

Tribune-Sinclair Merger Review Plods Along

With additional reporting by Robert W. Welkos and Diane Alter – A former senior Federal Communications Commission official told CTFN that Sinclair’s amended divestment plan likely represents a stepfeatured

NBCUniversal/Comcast Consent Decrees Expiring January 20 and September 1

Do not look for the Federal Communications Commission to come to the rescue of mid-sized cable/broadband provider RCN in its recent complaint aimed at undercutting the 2011 consentfeatured

FCC Vote on Tribune/Sinclair Merger Expected this Month

The Federal Communications Commission will vote “within weeks” on whether to approve Sinclair Broadcast Group’s $3.9 billion acquisition offeatured

Outspoken Merger Critic NCTC Settles with Tribune-Sinclair

The National Cable Television Cooperative, a vocal critic of Sinclair Broadcasting Group’s proposed merger with Tribune Media, has reached afeatured

Dish’s IoT Network May Not Satisfy FCC’s Buildout Requirements

Dish’s plan to build a network for the Internet of Things may not satisfy the Federal Communications Commission’sfeatured

State AG Arguments in Tribune/Sinclair Unlikely to Alter FCC Views

Despite opposition from attorneys general in four states to the merger of Maryland-based Sinclair Broadcast Group and Illinois-based Tribune Media, it remains to be seen if critics of the transaction will be able to sway a Republican-majority at the Federal Communications Commission, long-time FCC observers told CTFN. The top law enforcement officials in Illinois, Maryland, … Read Morefeatured

Draft Order Being Circulated at FCC on Level 3/CenturyLink Merger

A draft order is being circulated among commissioners at the Federal Communications Commission in the $34 billion merger of Louisiana-Based CenturyLink, Inc. and Colorado-based Level 3 Communications, CTFN has learned. “It is circulating,” a source close to the commission told CTFN on Wednesday. “You can expect a decision shortly,” a second source close to the … Read Morepublic

FCC Expected to Rule on National Cap Soon

Rumors are circulating inside the Federal Communications Commission that Chair Ajit Pai might schedule a hearing for next month on revampingfeatured

Level 3/CenturyLink Deal Expected to Get FCC Approval Very Soon

The U.S. Justice Department’s decision this week ordering Level 3 Communications to divest its telecommunications networks in three American citiesfeatured


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