FCC Shuts Down Because of Government Funding Impasse – What Does It Mean for Broadcasters?
Broadcast Law Blog
JANUARY 4, 2019
Do you have a deal to buy a new station or a planned technical modification that needs FCC approval? Well, it looks like those plans may have to wait as the budget controversy in Washington has shut down the FCC. But what does the shut-down really mean for broadcasters? The FCC clarified some of the questions broadcasters have in a Public Notice released Wednesday. The FCC has a meeting scheduled for January 30 (assuming the FCC is open by then).