NAB Asks FCC To Hold Auction Hearings

In ex parte comments with the commission, the group enouraged the agency to hold hearings on various aspects of the incentive auction such as its impact on diverse communities, and detailed the consequences of the three-month-old freeze on broadcast TV station modification applications.

Genachowski On Spectrum: Yes We Could

The FCC chairman said the FCC had to overcome naysayers in coming up with the incentive auction plan for repurposing “beachfront” TV spectrum and in then shepherding it through Congress. The agency is moving ahead this week with a rulemaking implementing the law, he confirmed.