Here It Comes: A Local Radio Ownership Rule NPRM


Combating robocalls to reassigned phone numbers. Supporting the blocking of spam robotexts. Making more spectrum available for the next generation of wireless technology.

Oh, and there’s also this thing about the start of the 2018 Quadrennial Review, the statutorily mandated review of FCC media ownership rules conducted every four years.

It may not have been the top topic of conversation for FCC Chairman Ajit Pai as he shared via a blog post what will be up for discussion at the Commission’s December Open Meeting, but make no mistake it will be the biggest reason for AM and FM station owners to give thanks this holiday season: The Local Radio Ownership Rule is being teed up for “modernization.”

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