The Policy Division conducts proceedings concerning broadcast, cable, and post-licensing Direct Broadcast Satellite issues, including the Satellite Home Viewer Improvement Act, Over-the-Air-Reception Devices, digital transition, customer premises equipment, access to programming and distribution platforms and other related matters.  It also facilitates competition in the multichannel video programming marketplace by resolving carriage and other complaints involving access to facilities as well as petitions for findings of effective competition.  In addition, the Division administers the FCC’s programs for political broadcasting and Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) matters.

Policy Division
(202) 418-2120
Acting Division Chief
Senior Deputy Division Chief
Deputy Division Chief
Assistant Division Chief
Assistant Division Chief
Maria Mullarkey
Steven Broeckaert
Brendan Murray
Robert Baker
Donald “Lyle” Elder


Issues and Topics


For more information pertaining to the Policy Division, please call (202) 418-2120.

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