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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 Seeks Comment on NAB's Emergency Info Waiver Request.
Public Notice: Word | Acrobat

Media Bureau Announces Comment Deadlines in HD Carriage Proceeding.
Public Notice: Word | Acrobat

DSTAC Meeting Scheduled for April 21.
Public Notice: Word | Acrobat

FCC Proposes Satellite Television Market Modification Rules.
News Release: Word | Acrobat
NPRM: Word | Acrobat
Wheeler Statement: Word | Acrobat
Clyburn Statement: Word | Acrobat
Rosenworcel Statement: Word | Acrobat
Pai Statement: Word | Acrobat
O'Rielly Statement: Word | Acrobat

600 MHz Band Commence Operations Public Notice.
Public Notice: Word | Acrobat

Media Bureau Announces Effective Competition NPRM Comment Deadlines.  Comment Date: 4/9/15.  Reply Comment Date: 4/20/15.
Public Notice: Word | Acrobat

Media Bureau Seeks Comment on ACA's Emergency Info Waiver Request.  Comment Date: 4/2/15.  Reply Comment Date: 4/9/15.
Public Notice: Word | Acrobat

Downloadable Security Technology Advisory Committee Meeting Scheduled for March 24, 2015.
Public Notice: Word | Acrobat

FCC Seeks Comment on Adopting Presumption of Effective Competition.
NPRM: Word | Acrobat

FM Broadcast Auction Announced; Comment Sought.  Comment Date: 4/1/15.  Reply Comment Date: 4/8/15.
Public Notice: Word | Acrobat

Auction 98 Freeze Announced for Certain FM Applications and Rulemaking.
Public Notice: Word | Acrobat

Media Bureau Issues Public Notice Pausing 180-day Clock.
Public Notice: Word | Acrobat

Media Bureau Seeks Comment on Waiver Petition re Sponsorship ID Rules.
Public Notice: Word | Acrobat

FCC Issues Further Notice Proposing to Extend HD Carriage Exemption.
FNPRM: Word | Acrobat

Reply Comment Deadline in MVPD NPRM Extended to April 1.
Order: Word | Acrobat

FCC Announces Updated Dates for Broadcaster Sessions in KY and IN.
Public Notice: Word | Acrobat

FCC Announces Broadcaster Information Sessions for OH, IN, KY, and NAB.
Public Notice: Word | Acrobat

Media Bureau Announces Effective Date of STELAR Rules.
Public Notice: Word | Acrobat

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