Channel Sharing Webinar

3:00 pm – 4:00 pm EDT
FCC Commission Meeting Room

On June 12, 2015, the Commission released the First Order on Reconsideration1 modifying the rules for the reverse auction channel sharing bid option in order to provide broadcasters greater flexibility and certainty regarding Channel Sharing Agreements. As part of the Commission’s ongoing outreach effort to broadcasters regarding the incentive auction, the Incentive Auction Task Force and the Media Bureau will host a webinar about the channel sharing bid option.

*This webinar was originally scheduled for July 22, 2015.

Topics covered will include a discussion of the revised channel sharing rules, FCC Channel Sharing Agreement requirements, the bidding process for licensees interested in channel sharing, and the post-auction licensing process. Participants will have an opportunity to submit questions during the webinar to

1 Expanding the Economic and Innovation Opportunities of Spectrum Through Incentive Auctions, GN Docket No. 12-268, First Order on Reconsideration and Notice of Proposed Rulemaking, FCC 15-67 (June 12, 2015).

To join the webinar online:

1. Go to:
2. Enter your name and email address
3. Enter the meeting password, fcc123
4. Click on "Join"

Reasonable accommodations for people with disabilities are available upon request. Include a description of the accommodation you will need and tell us how to contact you if we need more information. Make your request as early as possible. Last minute requests will be accepted, but may be impossible to fill. Send an e-mail to or call the Consumer & Governmental Affairs Bureau at 202-418-0530 (voice), 202-418-0432 (tty).

The webinar slides will be posted on the LEARN website ( For further information, contact Dorann Bunkin at Dorann.Bunkin, (202) 418-1636. Press contact: Janice Wise at, (202) 418-8165.