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Broadcast Networks Seek ‘Time Out’ on FCC Push for White Spaces

October 23rd, 2008 · 7 Comments

By Drew Clark
WASHINGTON, October 23 – The top executives of the four major broadcast networks on Thursday urged the head of the Federal Communications Commission to delay a vote on a politically simmering issue that pits broadcasters against Google and high-tech executives.
In the letter, the CEOs of CBS Corp., NBC Universal and Walt Disney, and […]

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Google, the NAB, and a Third Way in ‘White Spaces’ Debate

May 28th, 2008 · 8 Comments

By Drew Clark
Google co-founder Larry Page came to Washington last week to take on the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB), the lobbying group that represents over-the-air television stations. It’s a whole new adversary for the beleaguered broadcasters, who have been fighting cable and satellite television for years.
The Federal Communications Commission is currently considering a proposal, […]

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Tags: NAB · broadband · broadcasting · dtv · google · spectrum · white spaces

Sirius and XM Offer New Concessions for Tiered Offerings

March 22nd, 2007 · 1 Comment

Sirius and XM Offer New Concessions for Tiered Offerings

By Drew Clark
WASHINGTON, March 22, 2007 — With XM Satellite Radio and Sirius Satellite Radio facing questions from consumer groups and from social conservatives over the planned merger of the companies, the companies on Wednesday offered new concessions in their bid to consolidate.
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Tags: NAB · a la carte · broadcast · sirius · xm