NABOB To FCC: Keep The Subcaps Rules Intact


By Rob Dumke and Adam Jacobson

A battle is brewing among broadcasters with respect to how the FCC should move forward with its media ownership rules. Late last week, the NAB and a coalition of nine broadcast media companies including Townsquare Media each submitted comments to the Commission reiterating their calls for a loosening of the “subcaps” pertaining to AM and FM radio station ownership in a given market.

If it were up to the National Association of Black Owned Broadcasters (NABOB), zero amendments should be made as part of the FCC’s 2018 Quadrennial Review of its broadcast ownership rules.

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