staff had initially prepared a draft order for the commissioners that would have both opened eligibility to commercial applicants and reduced the bandwidth of most ITFS channels, allocating the recovered spectrum for commercial uses.
But, In-Star feels, in the long run the FCC
ruling will make digital TVs less expensive more quickly than might have otherwise happened.
Generally, antenna site structure owners have no responsibility for compliance with FCC
RFR exposure regulations; that responsibility rests solely with the FCC
licensees and applicants.
Over the next six years, the FCC
projects a cumulative consumer benefit of $25 billion for residential and business phone users on their long-distance calling.
And the Trent Lotts and Olympia Snowes of the world want to unleash the FCC
Unless it wants local phone companies to absorb cuts in subsidies, the FCC
must find several billion dollars.
In January, the FCC
announced that it would start licensing low-power radio stations, little FM outlets whose signals will cover a radius of four to seven miles.
And to please, please forget this notion that FCC
Chairman William Kennard had been tossing around, this idea of actually creating a legal micro radio service.
In a ruling that runs more than 500 pages, the FCC
plans to stipulate in almost microscopic detail how local telephone companies must open their monopolies to new rivals.
Carlin began by listing the seven words designated by the FCC
as unacceptable for broadcast media: "shit, piss, fuck, cunt, cocksucker, motherfucker, and tits.