He also announced plans to revamp comment system, change commission’s IT culture
UHF discount means that only half of a UHF TV station's audience counts towards the 39% national ownership cap.
Oklahoma Republican tells FCC Chairman Pai no action should be taken that threatens public broadcasters
It could allow Sinclair's proposed merger with Tribune to go through even if a court decision ultimately reverses the FCC's UHF discount decision.
Democratic leaders on the principal FCC oversight committee want the Republican chair to schedule an FCC oversight hearing ASAP, saying the commission has been willfully evasive
FCC Chairman receives standing ovation at the NAB Show
The FCC chair has proposed $954M to help fix comms networks there, but critics aren't happy with his efforts
Plan set to provide $954 million for communication networks
FCC chair Ajit Pai said the FCC will be holding two spectrum auctions in short order, which means next November and soon thereafter.
About six months after Hurricane Maria made landfall and three months after an initial trip to the islands, FCC Chairman Ajit Pai has announced a follow-up trip to Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands to review recovery efforts of the islands’ communications facilities.
The FCC's Inspector General late last year agreed to open an investigation into FCC chair Ajit Pai's handling of the Sinclair Broadcasting-Tribune Media merger and related media ownership deregulatory decisions.
FCC Chairman Ajit Pai relied on an out-of-this-world quote to describe how his agency is addressing the real-world lack of diversity in the communications industry during remarks presented today at the MMTC 9th Annual Broadband and Social Justice Summit in Washington, D.C.
“It’s a simple proposition: the media ownership regulations of 2017 should match the media marketplace of 2017,” said FCC Chairman Ajit Pai.