Federal Communications Commission
Dish Network and Sinclair Broadcast Group, one of the largest TV broadcasters in the U.S., said Wednesday they’ve agreed on the outline of a new contract, one day after Sinclair’s channels went dark for Dish customers.
The Federal Communications Commission said Monday that Dish Network Corp. can’t apply $3.3 billion in small-business credits toward the purchase of airwaves it gained in a government auction.
Dish Network and Sinclair Broadcast Group have reached an agreement extending their contract, enabling the satellite TV provider to broadcast Sinclair’s local channels and averting a possible blackout.
Federal Communications Commission Commissioner Ajit Pai says a CBS4 probe of a government cellphone program revealed fraud, waste and abuse in the government’s Lifeline cellphone program that he called “shocking.”
The official who oversees Vermont’s 911 emergency telephone system says it appears that everyone who tried to reach emergency services during a 40-minute statewide system outage was able to get help.
Colorado’s Level 3 Communications has agreed to pay nearly $1 million to federal regulators under an agreement aimed at improving the reliability of its telephone service in rural areas.
4 On Your Side has been contacted by frustrated phone customers who keep getting telemarketer calls, even after they sign up on the No Call lists.
The Federal Communications Commission is cracking down on the practice known as “cramming.”