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Policy Division 2007 Headline Archives

12/31/07
Third Periodic Review of the Commission's Rules and Policies Affecting the Conversion to Digital Television.
R&O: Word | Acrobat
Appendix D: Excel | Acrobat
Appendix F: Excel | Acrobat
Erratum (1/7/08): Word | Acrobat
2nd Erratum (1/23/08): Word | Acrobat
Martin Statement: Word | Acrobat
Copps Statement: Word | Acrobat
Adelstein Statement: Word | Acrobat
Tate Statement: Word | Acrobat
McDowell Statement: Word | Acrobat

12/18/07
FCC Adopts Localism Proposals To Ensure Programming Is Responsive To Needs Of Local Communities.
News Release: Word | Acrobat
Martin Statement: Word | Acrobat
Copps Statement: Word | Acrobat
Adelstein Statement: Word | Acrobat
Tate Statement: Word | Acrobat
McDowell Statement: Word | Acrobat

11/30/07
Carriage of Digital Television Broadcast Signals: Amendment to Part 76 of the Commission's Rules.
R&O/NPRM: Word | Acrobat
News Release 9/11/07: Word | Acrobat
Martin Statement: Word | Acrobat
Copps Statement: Word | Acrobat
Adelstein Statement: Word | Acrobat
Tate Statement: Word | Acrobat
McDowell Statement: Word | Acrobat

11/27/07
FCC Requires Television Broadcasters to Provide More Local Programming Information to the Public.
News Release: Word | Acrobat
Martin Statement: Word | Acrobat
Copps Statement: Word | Acrobat
Adelstein Statement: Word | Acrobat
Tate Statement: Word | Acrobat
McDowell Statement: Word | Acrobat

11/20/07
Extension of Time to File Comments and Reply Comments on the Review of the Commission's Program Access Rules and Examination of Programming Typing Arrangements.
Public Notice: Word | Acrobat

11/13/07
FCC Adopts Rules to Increase Choice and Competition Among Video Providers for Consumers Residing in Multiple Dwelling Units.
Erratum: Word | Acrobat
Order: Word | Acrobat
News Release (10/31/07): Word | Acrobat
Martin Statement: Word | Acrobat
Copps Statement: Word | Acrobat
Adelstein Statement: Word | Acrobat
Tate Statement: Word | Acrobat
McDowell Statement: Word | Acrobat

11/6/07
FCC Adopts Rules to Ensure Reasonable Franchising Process for Incumbent Video Providers.
Order: Word | Acrobat
News Release (10/31/07): Word | Acrobat
Martin Statement: Word | Acrobat
Copps Statement: Word | Acrobat
Adelstein Statement: Word | Acrobat
Tate Statement: Word | Acrobat
McDowell Statement: Word | Acrobat

11/01/07
Media Bureau Announces Comment and Reply Comment Dates for the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking Regarding Review of the Commission's Program Access Rules and Examination of Programming Tying Arrangements.
Public Notice: Word | Acrobat

10/31/07
FCC Adopts Rules to Ensure Reasonable Franchising Process for Incumbent Video Providers.
News Release: Word | Acrobat
Martin Statement: Word | Acrobat
Copps Statement: Word | Acrobat
Adelstein Statement: Word | Acrobat
Tate Statement: Word | Acrobat
McDowell Statement: Word | Acrobat

10/31/07
FCC Adopts Rules to Increase Choice and Competition Among Video Providers for Consumers Residing in Multiple Dwelling Units.
Order (11/13/07): Word | Acrobat
News Release: Word | Acrobat
Martin Statement: Word | Acrobat
Copps Statement: Word | Acrobat
Adelstein Statement: Word | Acrobat
Tate Statement: Word | Acrobat
McDowell Statement: Word | Acrobat

10/29/07
FCC Announces Panelists for Public Hearing on Localism at FCC Headquarters.
Public Notice: Word | Acrobat

10/18/07
Media Bureau Implements Mandatory Electronic Filing of Broadcast EEO Mid-Term Report (FCC Form 397).
Public Notice: Word | Acrobat

9/27/07
Media Bureau Grants in Part and Denies in Part Baja Broadband's Request for Deferral of Enforcement of Ban on Integrated Set-Top Boxes.
Order: Word | Acrobat

9/26/07
Request for Comment on Black Television News Channel, Inc.'s Request for Temporary Waiver of Ban on Advertising for DBS Public Interest Set-Aside Channels.
Order: Word | Acrobat

9/25/07
Commission Finds That TAC is an RSN Under Adelphia Merger Order, Suspends Condition Going Forward.
Order: Word | Acrobat

9/19/07
Media Bureau Grants Time Warner Cable Inc. an Additional Further Extension of Time to Comply With the Requirements of the Commission's Cable/SMATV Cross-Ownership Rule at Section 76.501.
Order: Word | Acrobat

9/13/07
Media Bureau Announces Comment and Reply Comment Dates for the DTV Eighth Further Notice of Proposed Rule Making.
Public Notice: Word | Acrobat

9/11/07
FCC Adopts Rules to Ensure all Cable Customers Receive Local TV Stations After the Digital Television Transition.
News Release: Word | Acrobat
Martin Statement: Word | Acrobat
Copps Statement: Word | Acrobat
Adelstein Statement: Word | Acrobat
Tate Statement: Word | Acrobat
McDowell Statement: Word | Acrobat

9/11/07
FCC Adopts Rules to Ensure Competition in Video Distribution Market.
News Release: Word | Acrobat
Martin Statement: Word | Acrobat
Copps Statement: Word | Acrobat
Adelstein Statement: Word | Acrobat
Tate Statement: Word | Acrobat
McDowell Statement: Word | Acrobat

9/4/07
FCC Denies Comcast's Application for Review Requesting Waiver of Rules on Integrated Set-Top Boxes.
MO&O: Word | Acrobat
Copps Statement: Word | Acrobat
McDowell & Adelstein Joint Statement: Word | Acrobat

9/4/07
Letter to Comcast.
Letter: Acrobat

8/24/07
Media Bureau Extends Comment Deadlines in Leased Access/Program Carriage Rulemaking Proceeding.  Comments Due: 9/11/07; Reply Comments Due 10/12/07.
Order: Word | Acrobat

8/16/07
Media Bureau Announces Comment and Reply Comment Dates for the DTV Consumer Education Initiative.
Public Notice: Word | Acrobat

8/6/07
Media Bureau Extends Deadline for Comments in Third DTV Periodic NPRM to August 15, 2007; Reply Comments Due: 8/30/2007.
Order: Word | Acrobat

8/6/07
FCC Announces Final Assignment of Digital Television Channels.
News Release: Word | Acrobat
Order: Word | Acrobat
Appendix B: Excel | Acrobat
Appendix G: Excel | Acrobat

8/6/07
Media Bureau Announces Effective Date of Rules to Ensure Reasonable Franchising Process for New Video Market Entrants.
Public Notice: Word | Acrobat

8/6/07
Media Bureau Announces Extended Deadlines for Filing Oppositions and Replies to Opposition to National Cable and Telecommunications Association's Application for Review of the Bureau's Decision in CSR-7056-Z.  Comments Due: 09/14/2007; Reply Comments Due: 10/09/2007.
Order: Word | Acrobat

8/1/07
Quadrennial Review of the Commission's Broadcast Ownership Rules, Second Further Notice of Proposed Rulemaking.
2nd FNPRM: Word | Acrobat
Copps & Adelstein Joint Statement: Word | Acrobat

7/30/07
FCC Seeks Comment on Proposed DTV Education Initiatives to Facilitate Transition to Digital.
News Release: Word | Acrobat
NPRM: Word | Acrobat
Appendix B: Acrobat
Copps Statement: Word | Acrobat
Adelstein Statement: Word | Acrobat

7/27/07
Children's Television Obligations of Commercial Television Broadcasters August 1 Deadline for Filing Requests for Preemption Flexibility.
Public Notice: Word | Acrobat

7/23/07
Media Bureau Acts on Requests for Waiver of Rules on Integrated Set-Top Boxes.
Order (Great Plains Cable Television, et al.): Word | Acrobat
Order (Colo Telephone Company, et al.): Word | Acrobat
Order (ComSouth Telesys, Inc.): Word | Acrobat
Order (Innovative Cable TV St. Thomas-St. John & St. Croix): Word | Acrobat
Letter (JetBroadband VA, LLC and JetBroadband WV, LLC):
Word | Acrobat

7/20/07
Media Bureau Announces Comment and Reply Comment Dates for the Notice of Proposed Rule Making Regarding Leased Commercial Access and the Development of Competition and Diversity in Video Programming Distribution and Carriage.
Public Notice: Word | Acrobat

7/9/07
Media Bureau Announces Comment and Reply Comment Dates for the Third DTV Periodic Review NPRM.  Comments Due: 08/08/2007; Reply Comments Due: 08/23/2007.
Public Notice: Word | Acrobat

6/29/07
Media Bureau Acts on Requests for Waiver of Rules on Integrated Set-Top Boxes.
News Release: Word | Acrobat
Order (Armstrong Utilities, et al.): Word | Acrobat
Order (Crosslake Communications): Word | Acrobat
Order (Guam Cablevision): Word | Acrobat
Order (Massillon Cable TV): Word | Acrobat
Order (Multichannel Video Programming Distributors (MVPDs) that will be all-digital by 2/17/09): Word | Acrobat
Order (National Cable & Telecom. Assoc.): Word | Acrobat
Martin Press Statement: Word | Acrobat

6/29/07
Commercial Availability of Bidirectional Navigation Devices ("Two-Way Plug-and-Play") FNPRM.
FNPRM: Word | Acrobat
Appendix B (CEA Proposal): Word | Acrobat
Attachment A: Word | Acrobat
Attachment B: Word | Acrobat
Appendix C (NCTA Proposal): Word | Acrobat
Copps Statement: Word | Acrobat

6/27/07
Applications for Consent to the Transfer of Control of Licenses, XM Satellite Radio Holdings Inc. to Sirius Satellite Radio Inc.
NPRM: Word | Acrobat

6/27/07
Children's Television Obligations of Commercial Television Broadcasters - Applicability of the Filing Window for Revised FCC Form 398.
Public Notice: Word | Acrobat

6/25/07
FCC Announces Agenda for Public Hearing on Localism in Portland, Maine.
Public Notice: Word | Acrobat

6/15/07
The Commission Has Released a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking in Which it Will Review the Program Carriage Complaint Process and the Commercial Leased Access Rules.
NPRM: Word | Acrobat
Copps Statement: Word | Acrobat
Adelstein Statement: Word | Acrobat

6/13/07
Media Bureau Grants Time Warner Cable Inc. an Additional Further Extension of Time to Comply With the Requirements of the Commission's Cable/SMATV Cross-Ownership Rule at Section 76.501.
Order: Word | Acrobat

6/13/07
Extension of Time to File Comments on the Use of Exclusive Contracts for the Provision of Video Services to Multiple Dwelling Units.
Public Notice: Word | Acrobat

6/12/07
FCC Announces Details for Localism Hearing in Portland, Maine on June 28.
News Release: Word | Acrobat

5/31/07
Extension of Time to File Comments on the Status of Children's Television Programming.
Public Notice: Word | Acrobat

5/18/07
Third Periodic Review of the Commission's Rules and Policies Affecting the Conversion to Digital Television.
NPRM: Word | Acrobat
News Release (4/25/07): Word | Acrobat
Appendix D: Excel | Acrobat
Martin Statement: Word | Acrobat
Copps Statement: Word | Acrobat
Adelstein Statement: Word | Acrobat
Tate Statement: Word | Acrobat
McDowell Statement: Word | Acrobat

4/17/07
Commission Seeks Comment on the Status of Children's Television Programming.
Public Notice: Word | Acrobat

1/10/07
Media Bureau Acts on Requests for Waiver of Rules on Integrated Set-Top Boxes and Clarifies Compliance of Downloadable Conditional Access Security Solution.
Press Release: Word | Acrobat

1/10/07
Media Bureau Grants Cablevision a Temporary Waiver of Section 76.1204(a)(1) of the Commission's Rules.
Order: Word | Acrobat

1/10/07
Media Bureau Conditionally Grants BendBroadband's Request for Waiver of Section 76.1204(a)(1) of the Commission's Rules.
Order: Word | Acrobat

1/10/07
Media Bureau Denies Comcast's Request for Permanent Waiver of Section 76.1204(a)(1) of the Commission's Rules.
Order: Word | Acrobat

1/10/07
Commission Reiterates that Downloadable Security Technology Satisfies the Commission's Rules on Set-Top Boxes and Notes Beyond Broadband Technology's Development of Downloadable Security Solution.
Public Notice: Acrobat

1/8/07
Revisions to Proposed New DTV Table of Allotments.
Public Notice: Word | Acrobat
Appendix A: Excel | Acrobat
Appendix B: Excel | Acrobat


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