At its meeting yesterday, the FCC took two big actions affecting broadcasters. First, it approved a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking looking to adopt a transition plan for television broadcasters to move to the natural viagra new ATSC 3.0 standard . The Commission apparently took the general actions previewed in its draft order released earlier this month, though additional questions were said to have been teed up for public comment in the final version of the NPRM. The final version had not been released when this article was written on Friday morning. The FCC press release on its action yesterday is here .
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The 59th Annual Grammy Awards shine brightly on Billboard’s newest charts (dated March 4), following the first tracking week of impact after…
As previously reported, Ed Sheeran’s “Shape of You” tops the Billboard Hot 100 (dated Feb. 25) for a third total week. Meanwhile, Lady…
Flo and Eddie NY Suit on Pre-1972 Sound Recordings Ordered Dismissed By Court of Appeals – No Issues with Copies Made in the Transmission Process
This week, the US Court of Appeals essentially ended Flo and Eddie’s New York case against Sirius XM where it tried to establish a public performance royalty in pre-1972 sound recordings . The Court of Appeals sent the case back to the US District Court with instructions that it be dismissed, finding that a December decision by New York’s state Court of Appeals resolved all issues in the case.
In radio broadcasting, we have a few choices for the implementation of AoIP
Little Big Town had hoped to dial things back in 2017 after years of hard touring. Instead, as new album The Breaker (Feb. 24, Capitol Nashville)…
The beginning of the TV spectrum repack is now in sight, but it’s not just broadcasters who are readying themselves for it.
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Ed Sheeran’s “Shape of You” rebounds from No. 2 to No. 1 for a second total week atop the Billboard Hot 100 (dated Feb.
On the latest Billboard 200 albums chart (dated Feb. 11), John Mayer’s new EP, The Search for Everything: Wave One, debuted at No. 2 with 46,…
There is a new FCC under the leadership of Chairman Ajit Pai, which now has to deal with the many legal issues facing broadcasters. While we try on this Blog to keep on top of these issues, we can’t always address everything that is happening. But we try to hit the highlights. Each quarter, my partner David O’Connor and I update a list of the legal and regulatory issues facing TV broadcasters . That list of issues is published by TVNewsCheck and is available on their website, here .