AT&T will include FM Chip activation in their 2016 device specifications for Android smartphones.  NAB President and CEO Gordon Smith responded quickly to the news. "Today marks a new beginning in mobile technology with the agreement by a global iconic brand, AT&T, to light up the FM receiver chips in all of its future Android smartphones. With this decision, AT&T's customers become the biggest beneficiaries, giving them access to local ...Read More
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The Supreme Court of Missouri’s Committee on Civic Education announces the 16 schools chosen to compete in the annual Constitution Project, which will hold regional competitions during the fall 2015 semester and will culminate with championship rounds in Jefferson City later in the fall. This year’s competition will feature teams in four regions: In the western region are Father Tolton Regional Catholic High School in Columbia, ...Read More
NAB has launched the 2015 Congressional Public Service Announcements, offering radio and TV broadcasters more than 550 PSAs. This year, a record 307 members of Congress and their family members from 49 states and three (3) U.S. territories appeared in PSAs on the following issues: Cancer Prevention • Cyber Bullying Prevention • Distracted Driving Prevention • Emergency Preparedness • Healthy Kids • Literacy Mental Health Awareness • Supporting Returning Troops ...Read More
The Federal Communications Commission voted 5-0 on July 16th, on a plan to restructure its field offices.  The original proposal was to close almost all of the field offices, but after objections from Congress and broadcasters, the plan was revised. Offices that will remain open: Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Columbia, MD, Dallas, Denver, Honolulu, Los Angeles, Miami, New Orleans, Portland, Ore.,  New York, and San Francisco. Field offices that will be closed: ...Read More
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The NAB has totally revamped the website and added a wonderful new tool for listeners to thank those members of Congress who have signed on to the Local Radio Freedom Act. The tool also allows visitors to ask legislators who have not yet signed on to the bill to please do so.  This online ad can be put on your website to promote where your listeners can tweet, ...Read More
All broadcast stations, regardless of whether they are NAB members, can now access new spots designed to help promote the important work of broadcasters to policymakers and audiences. The new "All Screens" We Are Broadcasters spots remind our legislators and audiences that local radio and television stations are part of the current and future media landscapes. Broadcasters' content is available on every screen in your life – the TV, radio, ...Read More
From Gregg Skall, Womble Carlyle: The FCC has announced its proposed regulatory fees for Fiscal Year 2015. Rather remarkably, for the second year in a row radio fees are not to increase, although most television fees are to rise modestly. A list of the planned revised fees is attached. As it had proposed last year, the FCC has eliminated its prior $10 fee for broadcast auxiliary microwave stations. Licensees are ...Read More