The Massachusetts Broadcasters Association urges you to give serious consideration to participating in important FCC-sponsored webinars to be conducted Wednesday through Friday of this week on the subject of the Broadcast Television Incentive Auction. The following information was provided by the Commission.
Webinar: Cybersecurity Framework Impact on Operations REGISTER TODAY –IT’S Free Date: Monday, June 16, 2014 Time: 3:30pm to 4:30pm EST The Communications Sector Coordinating Council (CSCC) will host a webinar on June 16th concerning the Federal government’s new
During the last week in February, the Massachusetts Broadcasters Association took many of its board members to Washington, D.C. for the National Association of Broadcasters’ State Leadership Conference and then on to call on our members of Congress. The MBA group met with Senators Elizabeth... Read More.
One of the top issues in front of television broadcasters in early 2014 is, essentially, a satellite television issue. STELA (Satellite Television Expansion and Localism Act) is a bill that allows for satellite television companies to provide distant broadcast signals, which in the late... Read More.
While radio and television broadcasters fend off a performance royalty, drastic changes to retransmission consent negotiations and advertising tax deduction changes in the halls of Congress, the Federal Communications Commission is proving to be equally challenging. The voluntary television spectrum auctions looms in 2015 but... Read More.
The New Year brings a laundry list of legislative issues facing Massachusetts broadcasters. The “usual suspects” are still present; retransmission consent, the television spectrum auction and reallocation and radio’s performance tax. The biggest legislative fight for broadcasters in 2014, however, may not have anything to... Read More.
The Massachusetts Broadcasters Association, along with 46 other State Broadcasters Associations, joined in filing with the FCC an ex parte letter in continuing opposition to the requirement that television stations post their political files online, particularly given... Read More.
National Association of Broadcasters President and CEO Gordon Smith released a statement yesterday regarding Representative Anna Eschoo's (D-CA) draft bill on retransmission consent rules titled "The Video CHOICE (Consumers Have Options in... Read More.