By Scott R. Flick Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP In a post on the FCC's Blog, Diane Cornell, Special Counsel to Chairman Wheeler, described the FCC's efforts to reduce backlogs of applications, complaints, and other proceedings pending at the FCC. The post announces that the Consumer and Governmental Affairs Bureau has closed 760 docketed proceedings, and is on track to close another 750 by the end of the year. The ...Read More
This month the Media Bureau will begin the move to the new Licensing and Management System (LMS) replacing the Consolidated Database System (CDBS).  As of Oct. 2, 2014, full power TV will be the first to start filing the new Form 2100 through LMS.  The FCC's plan is to reduce ALL broadcast applications to that one single form. Click Here to read a CommLawBlog post with details and links regarding ...Read More
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The FCC has announced revisions to update and conform its Antenna Structure Registration (ASR) rules to the current practices of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), with which it shares authority for communications towers over 200 feet high or proximate to airport runways.   A Client Alert has been posted in the Legal section of this website.   From CommLawCenter New Post: At Long Last, FCC Updates Its Tower Rules Posted August ...Read More