Senators Press FCC For White Space Action

A pair of Republican senators have asked the FCC to resolve interference issues with TV white spaces (TVWS) use by unlicensed devices, come up with final guidance, and allow for the expansion of TVWS use. They say the technology is key to closing the rural broadband divide because it is an affordable connectivity answer for rural and tribal communities.


DirecTV, Cordillera Resolve Retrans Dispute

Sen. Steve Daines on Saturday announced that DirecTV and television station owner Cordillera Communications have reached an agreement to restore CBS programs and end a 10-day blackout of the network across much of Montana.