Hero Licenseco LLC on Wednesday closed on its sale of zombie station KBEH Los Angeles to Meruelo Television, owner of KWHY Los Angeles, for $10 million. Zombie stations are those that sold their spectrum in the FCC incentive auction, but retain their license with must-carry rights and other valuable assets. The deal was the first […]
The FCC has, for the first time, approved an application for the assignment of the license of a television station that agreed to relinquish its spectrum in the Broadcast Television Incentive Auction but has not yet commenced channel sharing.
The seller of the spectrumless license and assets of KBEH Los Angeles to Meruelo Television for $10 million pulls the FCC application seeking approval of the deal after the agency asks for public comment on it. KBEH sold its spectrum in the FCC incentive auction.
Hero Licenseco LLC, which sold the spectrum of KBEH Los Angeles for $146.6 million in the FCC incentive auction, now has a deal to sell that station’s spectrumless TV license with its must-carry rights to KWHY Los Angeles,