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FCC makes a move toward ATSC 3.0

Here come the commenters. In a decision released yesterday, the FCC decided to allow ATSC 3.0 broadcasts so long as the content is exactly the same as regular broadcast content. This is a move designed to…


Maybe the FCC doesn’t care about your city.

In a 3-2 vote yesterday, the FCC overturned a rule that required broadcasters to have some sort of local studios. This rule dates back to the 1930s and the feeling among the Republican members of the…







New FCC Commissioner says DIRECTV NOW is safe

Boys and girls, here’s a lesson on how politics affects your life. The former FCC Chair, Tom Wheeler, became a strong advocate for net neutrality after he was scolded for his views on the subject. He…


Commissioner Ajit Pai to (probably) head FCC

On Friday, one of the lesser-noticed transitions in government took place as Tom Wheeler stepped down from his position as chair of the FCC. Mr. Wheeler would have been within his rights to continue for some…


Why do we even need the FCC?

It seems like they’re in everything we want. The FCC has to review our phones, our tablets, our computers, our TVs and satellite equipment… take a look at your microwave for gosh sake and there is an FCC…