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July 18, 2018 2:50 PM Sinclair Changes TV Station Divestiture Plans to Address Regulator’s Deal Concerns

The move comes after FCC Chairman Ajit Pai criticized Sinclair’s $3.9 billion acquisition of Tribune Media Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc. said Wednesday it will change divestiture plans for three television stations to sweeten its chances of winning approval for its acquisition of Tribune Media Co. and appease criticism from U.S. regulators 42

July 16, 2018 5:36 PM Exclusive: FCC order says Sinclair request on Tribune may 'involve deception'

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A draft Federal Communications Commission order seen by Reuters on Monday said that Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc’s (SBGI.O) application for approval to purchase Tribune Media Co (TRCO.N) may “involve deception.” The order said that “Sinclair’s actions here potentially involve deception” and noted possible “misconduct.” FCC Chairman 46

July 16, 2018 3:42 PM FCC Chairman Has ‘Serious Concerns’ With Sinclair-Tribune Deal

Ajit Pai says evidence suggests proposed station divestitures would leave Sinclair in control of them ‘in practice, even if not in name’ WASHINGTON—A top federal communications regulator said he had “serious concerns” about Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc.’s $3.9 billion acquisition of Tribune Media Co. Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai said in a statement 45

July 11, 2018 4:05 PM FCC may soon charge $225 to handle your complaint

FILE - In this Dec. 14, 2017 file photo, Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Ajit Pai is shown arriving for an FCC meeting. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File) (Copyright 2017 The Associated Press. All rights reserved.) (Copyright 2017 The Associated Press. All rights reserved.) As the rules currently stand, filing a consumer complaint with the FCC sees them assess 105

July 11, 2018 2:25 PM FCC Proposes Rebuilding Comment System After Millions Were Found Fake

Chairman Ajit Pai tells two senators he wants to ‘re-engineer’ online commenting system to create ‘safeguards against abusive conduct’ The chairman of the Federal Communications Commission proposed an overhaul of the agency’s online comment system after millions of fake comments were posted about a recent FCC rule change. The FCC’s Ajit Pai said in a letter 40

July 5, 2018 11:51 AM FCC Plan Would Hurt the Poor, Huawei Says, as It Fights to Keep U.S. Foothold

The Chinese telecom giant argues the proposed measure would lead to heavy costs for small carriers HONG KONG—Huawei Technologies Co. is fighting to hang on to one of its last footholds in the U.S. market, hitting back against a measure that would restrict rural carriers from buying the Chinese company’s telecommunications equipment. In filings made public 55

June 29, 2018 3:32 PM Court throws out Time Warner Cable $229,500 penalty for 153 robocalls

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A federal appeals court on Friday threw out a $229,500 award that a Texas woman had won from Time Warner Cable Inc for harassing her with 153 robocalls after she told it to stop. The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan said the July 2015 award to Araceli King of Irving, Texas, was based on an incorrect interpretation of the federal 41

June 28, 2018 9:04 PM AT&T to pay $5.25 million to settle U.S. probe into '911' call outages

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - AT&T Inc (T.N) will pay $5.25 million to settle a U.S. investigation after two outages in 2017 prevented about 15,000 callers from making emergency “911” calls, the company and a federal regulator said on Thursday. The Federal Communications Commission said Thursday AT&T had agreed to make changes to reduce the likelihood and impact 76

June 15, 2018 5:11 PM Sprint, T-Mobile plan to file deal application to FCC on Monday

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Wireless companies Sprint Corp and T-Mobile US Inc have informed the Federal Communications Commission that they will formally file an application asking for approval to merge on Monday, according to a document seen by Reuters. The document, which was filed to the FCC on Thursday, also requests a protective order that would shield 78

February 5, 2018 2:58 AM The FCC Chairman Is Really Happy Justin Timberlake Didn't Pull Any Funny Business at the Super Bowl

The Super Bowl halftime show is one of the most widely watch musical performances of the year. And with Justin Timberlake doing his first halftime show since the 2004 Nipplegate controversy where Timberlake exposed Janet Jackson’s breast, it seems the new Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission was paying extra close attention. Immediately 39