FCC proposes changes to US media rules

Thursday 13 August 2015 | 14:34 CET | News
FCC chairman Tom Wheeler has circulated to the other commissioners a bundle of orders and proposals to fulfil modernise rules regarding the satellite, cable and broadcast TV markets, as required under the December 2014 Satellite Television Extension and Localism Act Reauthorisation (STELAR) act. Work under the STELAR legislation will accomplish two primary pro-consumer objectives. The FCC will extend to satellite TV a process allowing parties to seek modification of a TV station's local TV market to add or delete communities to better reflect market realities. The change will also allow local

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