With Fri marking FCC chmn Julius Genachowski’s last day in office, there was a flurry of final activity at the Commission. T-Mobile withdrew its challenge to the FCC’s open Internet rules, leaving Verizon as the sole net neutrality challenger. Meanwhile, the Wireless Telecom Bureau on Fri announced that it wants to supplement the public record on the 600 MHz band plan and the latest version of the FCC’s Connect America Fund Phase II cost model was released.
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Kroenke’s acquisition of Outdoor Channel Holdings is complete. Details on the deal here.
At its upfront, USA announced a new comedy slate, summer dramas and an expanded “Characters Unite” collaboration.
PA-based Blue Ridge Cable is asking the FCC to modify the market for broadcaster WACP so that it is not required to carry the station. Here is the argument.