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

Sprint/T-Mobile Expected to Announce Merger in Next Two Weeks

Media chatter regarding a merger between Sprint and T-Mobile has quieted, but negotiations intently continue,featured

Retransmission Fees Central to Third-Party Concerns in Tribune/Sinclair Deal

In marshaling opposition to Sinclair Broadcasting Group’s $3.9 billion takeover of Tribune Media, critics of the deal argue that size alone should be enough to persuade the Federal Communicationsfeatured

FCC May Relax 5G Screen

Telecom advocacy group Public Knowledge is concerned that the Federal Communications Commission will relax or eliminate the millimeter wave spectrum screen described in thefeatured

The Tribune/Sinclair Merger and the Move to ATSC 3.0

One of the bones of contention underlying opposition to Sinclair Broadcast Group’s $3.9 billion acquisition of Tribune Media, Inc., stems from new technologies called ATSC 3.0 that U.S. television broadcasters hope will prevent them from going the way of the dinosaur.featured

Tribune/Sinclair Merger Critics See “No Conditions” They Could Accept

With the Federal Communications Commission having rejected a motion by an alliance of Dish Network and several media advocacy groups to slow down the commission’s regulatory reviewfeatured

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