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Policy Division 2012 Headline Archives

12/20/12
Protective Order Adopted in NJ Effective Competition Cases.
Order: Word | Acrobat

12/20/12
Waiver of the Network Nonduplication and Syndicated Exclusivity Rules.
MO&O: Word | Acrobat

12/17/12
Ex Parte Meeting Schedule for Emergency Info./Video Description NPRM.
Public Notice: Word | Acrobat

12/11/12
Media Bureau Grants Two CALM Act Waivers.
MO&O: Word | Acrobat

12/11/12
Television Broadcast Stations Reminded of Their Online Public Inspection File Obligations.
Public Notice: Word | Acrobat

12/7/12
Reply Deadline Extended for Emergency Info./Video Description NPRM.
Reply Comment Date: 1/7/13.
Order: Word | Acrobat

12/5/12
Project Concord, Inc. v. NBCUniversal Media, LLC.
Order: Word | Acrobat

11/29/12
Order Extending Comment Deadlines in Incentive Auction Proceeding.
Extended Comment Date: 1/25/13.  Extended Reply Comment Date: 3/12/13.
Order: Word | Acrobat

11/28/12
Media Bureau Grants Tivo's Request for Waiver of IP Output Rule.
Public Notice: Word | Acrobat

11/28/12
Comment Deadlines Announced for Emergency Information/Video Description NPRM.
NPRM Comment Deadline: 12/18/12.  NPRM Reply Comment Deadline: 12/28/12.
Public Notice: Word | Acrobat

11/28/12
Waiver of the Network Nonduplication and Syndicated Exclusivity Rules.
MO&O: Word | Acrobat

11/19/12
Media Bureau Extends Comment Deadlines On Program Access Fnprm.
Order: Word | Acrobat

11/15/12
Basic Service Tier Encryption Rules Effective December 10.
Public Notice: Word | Acrobat

11/7/12
Media Bureau Seeks Comment On Charter Set-Top Box Waiver Request.
Public Notice: Word | Acrobat

10/31/12
Media Bureau Announces Comment and Reply Comment Deadlines for the Further Notice of Proposed Rulemaking Regarding Revision of the Commission's Program Access Rules.
Public Notice: Word | Acrobat

10/19/12
Order Denying Market Modification Petition and Granting Must Carry Petitions.
MO&O Word | Acrobat

10/19/12
Order Dismissing Must Carry/Channel Positioning Complaint.
MO&O Word | Acrobat

10/5/12
Commission Takes Action to Standardize and Modernize the Program Access Rules.
R&O: Word | Acrobat
Genachowski Statement: Word | Acrobat
McDowell Statement: Word | Acrobat
Clyburn Statement: Word | Acrobat
Rosenworcel Statement: Word | Acrobat
Pai Statement: Word | Acrobat

10/5/12
FCC Continues EEO Audits with Audits of MVPD Units.
Public Notice: Word | Acrobat
Cable EEO Audits: Word | Acrobat
Audit MVPD Letter: Word | Acrobat

10/3/12
FCC Announces New Features in Online Public Inspection File System.
Public Notice: Word | Acrobat

9/28/12
Order Denying Mandatory Carriage Complaint of Station KAZV-LP, Modesto, California.
Order: Word | Acrobat

9/26/12
Order Granting Mandatory Carriage Complaint of Station KEYT-TV, Santa Barbara, California.
Order: Word | Acrobat

9/10/12
Media Bureau Grants Enseo a Waiver of Certain "Cable Ready" Rules.
MO&O: Word | Acrobat

8/30/12
Media Bureau Seeks Comment On Nagra's Waiver Request.
Public Notice: Word | Acrobat

8/24/12
Media Bureau Denies Request to Stay Viewability Ruling.
Order: Word | Acrobat

8/23/12
Paul Bunyan Rural Telephone Cooperative Files an Application for Open Video System Certification.
Public Notice: Word | Acrobat

8/21/12
Media Three Corporation, Inc. Files an Application for Open Video System Certification.
Public Notice: Word | Acrobat

8/17/12
Order on Two Digital Media Association Petitions for Exemption/Waiver.
MO&O: Word | Acrobat

8/16/12
Bureau Seeks Comment on TiVo's Petition for Clarification and Waiver.
Public Notice: Word | Acrobat

8/13/12
Bureau Grants Extension and Partial Stay in Bloomberg v. Comcast.
MO&O: Word | Acrobat

8/10/12
Order Granting Carriage Demand.
MO&O: Word | Acrobat

8/6/12
Order Granting Request to Waive Political File Posting Deadline Until July 1, 2014.
MO&O: Word | Acrobat

8/6/12
Effective Date of IP Closed Captioning Rules Requiring OMB Approval.
Public Notice: Word | Acrobat

8/3/12
FCC Accelerates Digital Cable Rollout by Moving to Eliminate Unnecessary Regulatory Barriers.
News Release: Word | Acrobat
NPRM: Word | Acrobat
Genachowski Statement: Word | Acrobat
McDowell Statement: Word | Acrobat
Clyburn Statement: Word | Acrobat
Rosenworcel Statement: Word | Acrobat
Pai Statement: Word | Acrobat

8/3/12
FCC Issues NPRM to Modernize and Reform its Cable TV Technical Rules.
News Release: Word | Acrobat

8/3/12
Order Granting Market Modification Petition filed by Comcast Cable Communications, LLC and Denying Carriage Demand of Station WFBD-DT, Destin, Florida.
MO&O: Word | Acrobat

8/2/12
Online Public Inspection File Interface Now Available.
Public Notice: Word | Acrobat

7/30/12
Media Bureau Reminds MVPDs That They Must File EEO Program Annual Reports (FCC Form 396-C) by October 1, 2012 and Identifies Those That Must Respond to Supplementary Investigation Questions.
Public Notice: Word | Acrobat

7/30/12
Order Granting Request to Waive Political File Posting Deadline.
MO&O: Word | Acrobat

7/27/12
Demonstrations of Online Public Inspection File Interface Via Teleconference Scheduled for July 30 and 31.
Public Notice: Word | Acrobat

7/12/12
Media Bureau Denies National Association of Broadcaster's Motion for Stay of Online Public File Rules.
Order: Word | Acrobat

7/11/12
Media Bureau Seeks Comment on Enseo Inc.'s Petition for Waiver of Certain "Cable Ready" Requirements.  Comments due: 7/31/12.  Reply Comments due: 8/10/12.
Public Notice: Word | Acrobat

7/6/12
FCC Announces Demonstration of Public Inspection File Interface.
Public Notice: Word | Acrobat

7/3/12
Bailey Cable TV, Inc. Forfeiture Order, Station WVLA-TV, Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
Order: Word | Acrobat

7/3/12
Bailey Cable TV, Inc. Forfeiture Order, Station WGMB-TV, Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
Order: Word | Acrobat

7/2/12
FCC's Video Description Rules for Certain Broadcast Stations and Multichannel Video Programming Distributors (MVPDs) Are Now In Effect.
News Release: Word | Acrobat

6/25/12
Media Bureau Issues NAL for EEO Violations to Grande Communications.
MO&O: Word | Acrobat

6/14/12
Protective Order Issued in Program Access Rulemaking.
Order: Word | Acrobat

6/12/12
Viewability Rule Sunsets; Affordable Boxes or Analog Carriage Allowed.
R&O: Word | Acrobat
McDowell Statement: Word | Acrobat
Clyburn Statement: Word | Acrobat
Pai Statement: Word | Acrobat

6/7/12
Media Bureau Continues 2012 Broadcast EEO Audits.
Public Notice: Word | Acrobat

6/7/12
Media Bureau Grants Baja Broadband an Integration Ban Waiver Extension.
MO&O: Word | Acrobat

5/16/12
Comment Sought on 2 Digital Media Association Petitions for Exemption/Waiver.  Comments due: 6/15/12.  Reply Comments due: 7/2/12.
Public Notice: Word | Acrobat

5/14/12
Request for Stay of Public Comment Period - OTARD SBCA Petition.
Order: Word | Acrobat

5/10/12
Media Bureau Grants Waiver of Network Representation Rule to MundoFox.
Order: Word | Acrobat

5/9/12
Designated Game Show Network, LLC's Program Carriage Complaint Against Cablevision Systems Corp. for Hearing Before an Administrative Law Judge.
Order: Word | Acrobat

5/8/12
Media Bureau Seeks Comment on Petition for Rulemaking Requesting Amendment of the OTARD Rule.  Comments due: 6/7/12.  Reply Comments due: 6/22/12.
Public Notice: Word | Acrobat

5/2/12
Media Bureau Grants In Part Bloomberg's News Neighborhooding Complaint.
News MO&O: Word | Acrobat

4/27/12
FCC Modernizes Broadcast Television Public Inspection Files to Give the Public Online Access to Information Previously Available Only at TV Stations.
News Release: Word | Acrobat
Second R&O: Word | Acrobat
Genachowski Statement: Word | Acrobat
McDowell Statement: Word | Acrobat
Clyburn Statement: Word | Acrobat

4/26/12
Media Bureau Seeks Comment on Petition for Declaratory Ruling That an Ordinance of the City of Chicago, Illinois is Preempted by the Commission's Over-The-Air Reception Devices Rule.  Responses Due: 5/29/12.  Replies Due: 6/12/12.
Public Notice: Word | Acrobat

4/26/12
FCC Proposes to Allow NCE Stations to Conduct Third-Party Fundraising.
News Release: Word | Acrobat
NPRM: Word | Acrobat
Genachowski Statement: Word | Acrobat

4/24/12
Comment Sought On Second VPAAC Report: Interfaces, Guides And Menus.  Comments Due: 5/24/12.  Reply Comments Due: 6/8/12.
Public Notice: Word | Acrobat

4/24/12
Comment Sought on 2nd VPAAC Report: Video Description/Emergency Information.  Comments Due: 5/24/12.  Reply Comments Due:  6/8/12.
Public Notice: Word | Acrobat

4/24/12
Deadlines Extended for Comments on the Terms "MVPD" and "Channel".  Extended Comments Due: 5/14/12.  Extended Reply Comments Due:  6/13/12.
Public Notice: Word | Acrobat

4/23/12
Comment and Reply Comment Deadlines Announced for Program Access NPRM.  NPRM Comments Due: 6/22/12.  NPRM Reply Comments Due:  7/23/12.
Public Notice: Word | Acrobat

4/12/12
LPFM Channel Finder Tool Now Available.
Public Notice: Word | Acrobat

4/12/12
EEO Forfeiture of $11,000 Issued to Full Channel TV, Inc., Bristol, Rhode Island.
MO&O: Word | Acrobat

4/9/12
Media Bureau Announces Comment Deadlines in Low Power FM Rule Making.  NPRM Comment Date: 5/7/12.  NPRM Reply Comment Date: 5/21/12.
Public Notice: Word | Acrobat

4/9/12
Boston: Petition for Recertification.
MO&O: Word | Acrobat

3/30/12
Media Bureau Seeks Comment on Interpretation of the Term "Multichannel Video Programming Distributor" and "Channel" as Raised in Pending Program Access Complaint Proceeding.  Comments Due: 4/30/12.  Reply Comments Due: 5/30/12.
Public Notice: Word | Acrobat

3/30/12
Notice of Effective Date of New IP Closed Captioning Rules.
Public Notice: Word | Acrobat

3/20/12
Revision of the Commission's Program Access Rules.
News Release: Word | Acrobat
NPRM: Word | Acrobat

3/16/12
Bailey Cable TV, Inc. Notice of Apparent Liability for Forfeiture in the Amount of $15,000 for Station WGMB-TV.
Report: Word | Acrobat

3/16/12
Bailey Cable TV, Inc. Notice of Apparent Liability for Forfeiture in the Amount of $15,000 for Station WVLA-TV.
Report: Word | Acrobat

2/28/12
Media Bureau Grants Two Waivers of the Integration Ban.
MO&O: Word | Acrobat

2/10/12
Carriage of Digital Television Broadcast Signals Rules.
FNPRM/Declaratory Order: Word | Acrobat

2/6/12
Comment Dates Established For Fox Petition For Expedited Waiver of 47 C.F.R. Section 73.658(i), The Network Representation Rule.  Comments Due: 3/7/12.  Reply Comments Due: 3/22/12.
Public Notice: Word | Acrobat

1/17/12
Media Bureau Issues Order for Dish Network to Disclose Agreements.
Order: Word | Acrobat

1/13/12
Closed Captioning of Internet Protocol-Delivered Video Programming.
R&O: Word | Acrobat McDowell Statement: Word | Acrobat
Clyburn Statement: Word | Acrobat

1/12/12
Commission Seeks Comment on Petition for Rulemaking Seeking Elimination of the Sports Blackout Rule.  Responses due: 2/13/12.  Replies due: 2/28/12.
Public Notice: Word | Acrobat

1/6/12
Comment and Reply Comment Dates Extended for Standard Program Report.  Extended Comments Due: 1/27/12.  Extended Reply Comments Due: 2/9/12.
Order: Word | Acrobat


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