FCC Repack Closes With Group Hug

The FCC’s repack of close to 1,000 TV stations drew to a close, sort of, on Monday (July 13), but on a note very different from when the FCC first started working on the broadcast incentive auction following a congressional mandate to do so back in 2012. FCC Chairman Ajit Pai called the repack a “remarkable success story” and praised the cooperation among wireless carriers, while NAB EVP Rick Kaplan said they were lucky to have the right person in the job at the right time, referring to Pai.

FCC Debuts Consumer Station Repack Video

The FCC today launched a new consumer video as part of its efforts to educate consumers about the repack-generated frequency changes happening to some TV channels between now and July 2020. Watch the FCC’s video here.