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The Media Bureau develops, recommends and administers the policy and licensing programs relating to electronic media, including cable television, broadcast television, and radio in the United States and its territories.  The Media Bureau also handles post-licensing matters regarding Direct Broadcast Satellite service.

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Comment Cycle Extended For Exclusivity FNPRM.  Extended Comment Date: 6/26/14.  Extended Reply Comment Date: 7/24/14.
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Accessible Emergency Information - Effective Date of Rules Requiring OMB Approval.
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FCC Dismisses Applications for Review Regarding Galaxy Communications.
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FCC Upholds Grant of Applications of Chapin Enterprises, LLC.
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FCC Upholds Assignment and Renewal Applications of Bernard Ohio, LLC.
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FCC Upholds Application of Quitman County Development Organization.
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Commission Denies Genesis Communications Application For Review.
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Commission Dismisses Covenant Network Application For Review.
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Commission Upholds Trine University Notice of Apparent Liability.
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Commission Denies Northeast Hartford Acorn Application For Review.
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Comment Cycle Set For Exclusivity FNPRM.
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2014 Quadrennial Regulatory Review.
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Wheeler Statement: Word | Acrobat
Clyburn Statement: Word | Acrobat
Rosenworcel Statement: Word | Acrobat
Pai Statement: Word | Acrobat
O'Rielly Statement: Word | Acrobat
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Order Granting Market Modification Petition in Part of California-Oregon Broadcasting, Inc. d/b/a Crestview Cable Communications.
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Order Granting Mandatory Carriage Complaint in Part of Hawaii Catholic TV, Inc., licensee of KUPU(DT), Waimanalo, Hawaii.
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Fourth Quarter 2013 Inflation Adjustment Figures for Cable Operators Using FCC Form 1240 Now Available.
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Broadcast Station Totals as of March 31, 2014.
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Comcast-Time Warner Cable Applications Filed; Ex Parte Status.
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Comcast-Time Warner Cable Joint Protective Order.
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July 1, 2014 Online Political File Deadline Reminder.
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