Tagged: fcc

FCC Approves Sinclair's $1B Deal to Buy Allbritton TV Stations, Including KATV

by Lance Turner 7/24/2014 5:55 pm

Reuters and others are reporting that Sinclair Broadcast Group's $985 million deal to buy TV stations owned by Allbritton Communication has been approved by the FCC.

Windstream, FCC Reach Agreement on Dropped Calls

by Luke Jones 2/21/2014 11:09 am

The Federal Communications Commission and Windstream Holdings Inc. of Little Rock have come to an agreement over complaints about frequently dropped calls throughout rural telephone networks.

FCC Media Bureau Says Parts of Sinclair/Allbritton Deal Would Violate Ownership Rules

by Lance Turner 12/9/2013 2:37 pm

The Federal Communication Commission's Media Bureau says part of Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc.'s $985 million deal to purchase TV stations owned by Allbritton Communication Corp. would violate ownership rules.

Sinclair, Eyeing Growth, Hires Former FCC Advisor for Washington DC Office

by Lance Turner 11/27/2013 11:11 am

Sinclair Broadcasting Group, which is buying Allbritton Communications television stations including KATV-TV, Channel 7, has hired a former FCC advisor for its new Washington D.C. office.

Justice Department Wants More Info on $985M Sinclair, Allbritton Deal

by Lance Turner 10/7/2013 10:02 am

Sinclair Broadcasting Group of Hunt Valley, Md., has received a second request for information on its $985 million deal to acquire television stations owned by Allbritton Communications Corp. of Arlington, Va.