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NAB files lawsuit against FCC incentive auction

Tuesday 19 August 2014 | 08:54 CET | News
The National Association of Broadcasters filed a petition for review with the US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia challenging elements of the Federal Communications Commission's proposed broadcast spectrum incentive auction. The lobby group is questioning the FCC's methodology used to predict local television coverage areas and population served. According to the NAB, this could result in a significant loss of viewership at some TV stations after the FCC "repacks" them into a shrunken TV band. The suit accuses the FCC of failure to take steps to preserve licensees' coverage areas

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Companies: FCC
Countries: United States
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