Report: CBS Urges FCC to Reinstate UHF Discount

Under discount, only half of UHF station audiences counted against 39 percent national cap

WASHINGTONB&C’s John Eggerton reports that “CBS government affairs executive Vice President John Orlando met with FCC Republicans earlier this month to argue that broadcasters ‘desperately’ need to get out from under the new ownership limits imposed by the FCC's decision to eliminate the UHF discount.” Eggerton said the meeting took place with FCC chairman Ajit Pai when he was still a commissioner and Michael O'Rielly, according to ex parte filing,

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