U.S. Caribbean Media Get Six-Month Recovery Extension


It is nearly one year since Hurricane Irma, and then Hurricane Maria, wreaked havoc and widespread devastation across Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

Many broadcast facilities have not been rebuilt; operations have not resumed.

TheĀ Media BureauĀ of the FCC is aware of this, and is providing guidance to stations in the U.S. Caribbean territories concerning the procedures to follow to alleviate concerns about license expiration. This includes a bit more time to get their stations up and running again.

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