Geller to FCC: scrap the rules, try a spectrum fee

Posted: October 30, 2000

More than three years after promising digital channels to broadcasters, the FCC held a hearing Oct. 16, 2000, about what the broadcasters should do in exchange for the spectrum. Most of the testimony was about possible FCC rules requiring political … Continue reading

Will Senate loosen definition of ‘educational’ channels?

Posted: July 3, 2000

Public broadcasters are ramping up efforts to secure support of their position in the Senate after the House of Representatives overwhelmingly approved legislation that could force the FCC to permit religious broadcasters to use reserved noncommercial educational channels without determining … Continue reading