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FCC Begins Process for Permitting Collocations on Twilight Towers

By | January 3rd, 2018|Legal News|

On Dec.14, the FCC released a Public Notice unveiling a draft Program Comment that will supposedly resolve the longstanding issues surrounding collocating equipment on so-called “Twilight Towers.” Twilight Towers have been stuck in limbo as a result of an ambiguity in the Commission’s rules. Since 2001, the Commission has had rules in place that require...… Continue Reading

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EAS Report to SECCs Due Nov. 6

By | October 25th, 2017|Legal News|

The FCC scored a legal victory in court this past week when the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals upheld its requirement that EAS participants report to their State Emergency Communications Committee (SECC) their progress on developing multilingual EAS alerts (an SECC is a committee assigned to implement EAS in a specific state). EAS participants must...… Continue Reading

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The FCC Seeks Comment on 911 Access in Enterprise Communications Systems

By | October 3rd, 2017|Legal News|

Last week, the FCC released a Notice of Inquiry (NOI) seeking comment on a variety of issues related to 911 capabilities and Enterprise Communications Systems (ECS). While you may not be familiar with the term “Enterprise Communications Systems,” you are certainly familiar with the concept. As the FCC’s NOI explains, ECS are telecommunications systems that...… Continue Reading

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FCC Seeks Comment on Mid-Band Spectrum Opportunities

By | August 4th, 2017|Legal News|

Being in “the middle” has historically gotten a bad rap. There’s the underappreciated “middle child,” and of course no one wants to be the unneeded “middle man.” This concept has even proven true with the Commission’s wireless spectrum policies. While the FCC has made it a priority to promote industry access to wireless spectrum, these...… Continue Reading

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The Commission Extends Transition Progress Reporting Requirement to Non-Reimbursable Stations

By | May 24th, 2017|Legal News|

Last week, the Commission adopted transition progress reporting requirements for broadcast television stations that will be changing channels during the post-incentive auction transition, but that are ineligible for reimbursement from the TV Broadcast Relocation Fund. The Commission had already decided back in January that TV stations eligible for reimbursement from the Fund would be required...… Continue Reading

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