Recent FCC press release regarding adoption of an NPRM that proposes to eliminate two Public Inspection File requirements. One relates to hard copies of broadcaster public files (they will now be available online). The other requires cable operators “to maintain and allow public inspection of the location of a cable system’s principal headend.”
Read the release at the link below.
FCC PROPOSES TO ELIMINATE TWO PUBLIC INSPECTION FILE REQUIREMENTS,
REDUCING REGULATORY BURDENS ON COMMERCIAL BROADCASTERS AND CABLE
The FCC has released its latest report on the status of competition in the video programming market. According to the report, “the most significant trends since the last report include the continuing development, and consumer usage, of time and location shifted viewing of video programming, the expansion of digital and high definition programming, and the progress of the online video industry.” You may access the report by going to:
FCC Video Competition Report
Check out this link regarding the FCC’s new net neutrality rules:
FCC's New Net Neutrality Rules
"The Office of Chairman Wheeler has released the following:
The Open Internet Order: Preserving and Protecting the Internet for All Americans
The Commission has released the full and final text of the Open Internet Order, which will preserve and protect the Internet as a platform for innovation, expression and economic growth. An Open Internet
means consumers can go where they want, when they want. It means innovators can develop products and services without asking for permission. It means consumers will demand more and better
broadband as they enjoy new Internet services, applications and content."
For a simple delineation of the Net Neutrality Order's reality, read the full text at
FCC "Fact vs. Fiction" RE: Net Neutrality
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