It’s still uncertain whether the STELA reauthorization proposal that the House Communications subcmte wants to release in 1Q would include retrans overhaul provisions. Part of the uncertainty might be due to the pending court battles involving Aereo as Greg Walden (R-OH), head of the subcmte, suggested during a press briefing late Thurs. More on Walden’s take on Aereo as well as the use of 5GHz spectrum.
Media General said DISH’s FCC complaint that it has acted in bad faith during retrans negotiations is just the latest example of its “long history of abusive litigation tactics.” Here’s what it asked the FCC to do about it.

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Senate Commerce Ranking Member Roger Wicker wants an account of how government agencies have disbursed funds received for broadband deployment, adoption, etc from COVID legislative relief packages.

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