Tagged: federal communications commission

Connect America Funds Disbursed to Windstream

by Luke Jones 12/9/2013 10:57 am

The Federal Communications Commission recently announced it would disburse $60.7 million of the Connect America Fund to Little Rock's Windstream Holdings Inc.

Arkansans Speak Out to FCC on E-Rate

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/9/2013 12:00 am

The program, created in 1997, is intended to connect public venues, particularly schools and libraries, to the Internet. It costs about $2 billion per year. The FCC's proposal involves putting more money into faster Internet and tossing out obsolete technology.

American Cable Association Unhappy With Sinclair's Deal for Allbritton TV Stations

by Lance Turner 9/16/2013 03:10 pm

The American Cable Association is one of several groups filing with the Federal Communications Commission to stop or alter terms of Sinclair Broadcast Group's purchase of Allbritton Communications' television stations, including KATV-TV, Channel 7 of Little Rock.

Windstream Works to Upgrade As FCC Finds Broadband Lacking

by Luke Jones 5/13/2013 12:00 am

With its new status as a Fortune 500 company, Windstream Corp. looks to keep up its $6.16 billion in revenue. The Federal Communications Commission weighs in to say Windstream broadband could use some improvement.

Nexstar, Mission Separate Companies in Eyes of FCC Despite Appearances

by Kate Knable 2/4/2013 12:00 am

By Federal Communications Commission standards, Nexstar Broadcasting of Irving, Texas, doesn't own Mission Broadcasting. However, recent developments make Mission and Nexstar look a lot like a single entity. And if they were a single entity, that entity would now own four TV stations in Little Rock.