The sales bounty is coming as the government embarks on an ambitious but untested plan to entice flailing stations to put their spectrum up for auction.
National Broadband Plan
If there was any doubt about the issue that has been the top priority of FCC chairman Julius Genachowski during his tenure atop the regulatory org.
The FCC voted unanimously on Friday to move forward with a plan for auctioning off broadcast spectrum for wireless use, a move that could dramatically reshape the country's communications…
As big as the National Assn. of Broadcasters convention is, stations are bristling over a proposal they fear makes them look small in the digital future.
The FCC has voted to proceed with a public inquiry on how it should handle the regulation of broadband service providers.
Thrown a curve ball by the federal courts, the FCC's wily chief matched it with a pitch of his own.
FCC chairman Julius Genachowski has outlined a plan that would solidify the commission's ability to regulate broadband providers in the wake of an appellate court decision that cast doubt on the…