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Some Broadcasters United for NAB Plan to Keep UHF Cap, Extend to VHF

TV broadcasters and NAB apparently resolved differences over what should happen to the national ownership cap and asked FCC Chairman Ajit Pai to pursue the association's proposal (see 1811270062) to keep the current 50 percent cap for UHF … Subscribe to Read >>

State Bills to Combat Caller-ID Spoofing Get Bipartisan 'Groundswell'

Democratic and GOP lawmakers are linking arms to support state bills to combat caller ID spoofing, with some measures getting nearly unanimous floor votes this session. Lawmakers in at least 10 states including California, Connecticut, Minnesota, Mississippi and Virginia … Subscribe to Read >>

Many Comments Expected on 6 GHz NPRM, Including Nontraditional Players

With a flood of comments expected, some nontraditional players have started to weigh in on an NPRM on unlicensed use of the 6 GHz band. Among them is an education-focused group in North Carolina and a group that builds … Subscribe to Read >>

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Progress Seen at NARUC as Lifeline Resolution Clears Committee, FCC Joint Boards Meet

NARUC's Telecom Committee unanimously cleared an amended Lifeline resolution urging the FCC and Universal Service Administrative Co. ensure the national verifier accesses state databases required to automatically check users are eligible. USAC is responding to concerns and committed to making the NV work, South Dakota Commissioner Chris Nelson told us after the vote. Read More >>

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