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Atlanta firm buying WAGT-TV in Augusta

...investors Tuesday that the over-the-air bandwidth would have more value if it were sold back to the Federal Communications Commission in March. The FCC is buying spectrum from broadcast stations to resell to telecommunications companies...
Media General buying Meredith in $2.4 billion deal close by June 30, 2016. It still needs approval from Meredith and Media General shareholders and the Federal Communications Commission.Meredith shares finished Tuesday's trading up $4.53 to $50.47.
You still use a landline? FCC voting on new phone rules

...companies. "When copper wears out, nobody really wants to replace it with more copper."On Thursday, the Federal Communications Commission is expected to require that phone companies warn residential customers three months before they abandon...
FCC chairman recommends OK of $48.5B AT&T-DirecTV deal

NEW YORK - The head of the Federal Communications Commission has recommended approving AT&T's $48.5 billion purchase of DirecTV. The deal would create the country's largest provider...
Agency reviews its media policies

As the Federal Communications Commission undertakes its broadest review of media ownership policies...Commission's Secretary, Office of the Secretary, Federal Communications Commission, 445 12th St. S.W., Washington, DC 20554 (The...
Michael Powell stepping down as head of FCC

WASHINGTON - Federal Communications Commission Chairman Michael K. Powell, who opposed tight regulation...who should assume the chairmanship. On the Net: Federal Communications Commission:
Court backs FCC decision on auction of wireless licenses

WASHINGTON -- A federal appeals court on Friday backed the Federal Communications Commission's decision to auction certain wireless licenses to provide mobile phone, paging, voice mail and other services. Nextel Communications...
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Roll back of eased media ownership rules approved by Senate committee

...Committee voted Thursday to overturn parts of a Federal Communications Commission decision freeing media companies from decades-old...control of programming. --- On the Net: Federal Communications Commission:
FCC to approve merger of Univision, Hispanic Broadcasting Corp.

...purchase of Hispanic Broadcasting Corp., Federal Communications Commission officials said Monday. The five members...control over their programming. On the Net: Federal Communications Commission: Univision...
AT&T takeover accepted

...Group won federal approval Thursday, clearing the way for the $11.3 billion deal's completion. The Federal Communications Commission action removes the last big regulatory hurdle. The FCC did not impose conditions on the merger, officials...