FCC Spectrum Auction and Channel Sharing

As we transition from the FCC spectrum auction and the FCC auction quiet period, public television stations may face unique and interesting post-auction opportunities that could allow them to improve their service, generate additional revenue, or both.

To take advantage of these opportunities, however, public television stations will need to move quickly: Broadcasters will have until sometime in mid-July to file their construction permit applications and reimbursement requests and an additional few months to enter into channel sharing agreements.

Accordingly, now is the time for public television stations to develop their post-auction strategies.

Among the opportunities facing public television stations are: READ MORE…