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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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Media Bureau Dismisses DTS Petition As Moot.
Order: Word | Acrobat

Media Bureau Announces Effective Date of HD Carriage Exemption Order.
Public Notice: Word | Acrobat

Docket Open in Charter-Time Warner Cable-Bright House Proposed Deal.
Public Notice: Word | Acrobat

Commission Adopts Incentive Auction Second Order on Reconsideration.
Order: Word | Acrobat
Pai Statement: Word | Acrobat

FCC Continues EEO Broadcast Audits.
Public Notice: Word | Acrobat

Auction of FM Broadcast Construction Permits; Status of Short-Form Applications to Participate in Auction 98.
Public Notice: Word | Acrobat
Attachment A: Word | Acrobat
Attachment B: Word | Acrobat
Attachment C: Word | Acrobat

FCC Adopts Incentive Auction Vacant Channels NPRM.
NPRM: Word | Acrobat
Pai Statement: Word | Acrobat
O'Reilly Statement: Word | Acrobat

Commission Adopts Channel Sharing Order on Reconsideration and NPRM.
Order: Word | Acrobat

Commission Adopts Proposal to Modify and Extend HD Carriage Exemption.
R&O: Word | Acrobat

MB Announces Incentive Auction Eligible Facilities & July 9 Deadline.
Public Notice: Word | Acrobat
Appendix A: Acrobat

Commission Adopts Effective Competition Order.
R&O: Word | Acrobat
Wheeler Statement: Word | Acrobat
Clyburn Statement: Word | Acrobat
Rosenworcel Statement: Word | Acrobat
Pai Statement: Word | Acrobat
O'Rielly Statement: Word | Acrobat

FCC Adopts CVAA Emergency Information Second Order and FNPRM.
R&O/FNPRM: Word | Acrobat
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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