The FCC has approved Verizon Wireless' deal with a clutch of major cable operators to purchase spectrum rights. The approval greenlights transactions that have generated concerns for its impact on…
While hailing a string of lobbying successes for his org, NAB chairman/CEO Gordon Smith identified telcos, wireless providers and Internet companies as an ongoing threat to the broadcasting industry…
FCC chairman Julius Genachowski said the agency is forming a task force to implement its plan to auction off broadcast spectrum for wireless use.
The nation's two largest cable companies, Comcast and Time Warner Cable, will reap a windfall selling spectrum to Verizon, announcing Friday plans to unload $3.6 billion worth of licenses, as well as…
CBS Corp. topper Leslie Moonves and National Assn. of Broadcasters CEO Gordon Smith cited changing technology as the main threat to broadcasting in its current form in Tuesday's keynote event at the…
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 industry's D.C. battles used to be over who controls the airwaves. Now they're over who's hoarding them.
President Obama gave the FCC's National Broadband Plan a dose of official momentum Monday by setting an Oct. 1 deadline for federal agencies to identify any spectrum that may be available for…
After two days and four rounds of bidding on the analog-television broadcast spectrum, the tally stood at $3.7 billion, slightly more than a third of the $10 billion minimum that the Federal…