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Pay-TV Market Shakeup Or Shakedown?
Will 2015 mark the death of the pay-TV bundle? Probably not, but events of the past few weeks have suggested that it may be on life support.
Cord-Cutter Gear: Three Antennas and a Pre-amp
Programmatic Ad Technology Proliferates
What Tom Said: About Richard Friedel
Closing FCC Field Offices Could Lead to ‘RF Anarchy’
NAB 2015: Notes From the Floor on Three-Sensor 4K Cameras
McAdams On: The Ongoing Transition
What to Expect at 2015 NAB
McAdams On: TV Stations With No Signal
Gearing Up for the 2015 NAB Show
What Tom Said: Hollywood Stays In Control (For Now)
Remembering the Early Days of L.A. Television
Crappin’ Out on the Lossy Drag
Amazon’s Agenda Fits Streaming Expectations From Researchers
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What Tom Said: The Push for Drones
 
May 19, 2015 / 01:42PM
iHeart to Pay $1 Million to Resolve EAS Case
Radio broadcaster iHeartCommunications will pay a $1 million civil penalty to resolve an FCC investigation into misuse of EAS tones.
May 11, 2015 / 04:23PM
FCC Field Office Closures Concern Public Safety Officials
Multiple offices receive less than one RF interference complaint per employee per week.
May 07, 2015 / 12:56PM
FCC Upholds Incentive Auction Framework
The FCC has completed its consideration of more than two dozen petitions to reconsider its initial broadcast incentive auction framework, released last June, and with the exception of a handful of technical, nonsubstantive, changes, has reaffirmed that decision and framework as is.
May 07, 2015 / 11:12AM
FCC Seeks More Input on Licensed, Unlicensed 3.5 GHz Users
The National Cable & Telecommunications Association, among others, asked the FCC to collect more information on how new LTE unlicensed (LTE-U) wireless service tied to Licensed Assisted Access (LAA) would be sharing the 3.5 GHz band (and potentially 5 GHz band) with Wi-Fi users, like cable ops, and the FCC has done so.
May 04, 2015 / 02:44PM
NAB to FCC: TV Licensees Should Trump White Space Devices
The FCC is giving unlicensed TV white space devices preference over licensed TV operations in spite of rules to the contrary, the NAB says.
May 01, 2015 / 11:16AM
Walden: 'The FCC Is Not Some Venture Capital Firm'
At issue is how the agency makes its decisions and how the voting process can be opened up so businesses affected by the agency’s decisions, and the public, have more input before votes are cast.
Mar 25, 2015 / 04:16PM
FAA Eases Drone Rules, Opens Door for Newsgathering
The Federal Aviation Administration this week eased the process for getting a commercial drone-use waiver by establishing a temporary blanket waiver for operations at or below 200 feet.
Mar 24, 2015 / 01:21PM
FCC to Close 16 of 24 Field Offices
Field offices are on the chopping block at the Federal Communications Commission
Mar 23, 2015 / 04:04 PM
WDBJ Fined $325,000 for Pornographic Screen Shot
A Virginia TV station is in hot water for inadvertently broadcasting a pornographic scene obtained from a computer screen shot.
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