Post-FCC Auction TV Transition: An Update From The Chairman


LAS VEGAS — Emerging digital technologies were a driving force behind the FCC’s first-ever broadcast incentive auction.

One aspect of that auction FCC Chairman Ajit Pai has stressed for many years — well before holding this job, he told NAB Show attendees in a Tuesday address — is that “we need to ensure a smooth transition for broadcasters.”

With the nation’s TV broadcasters just days away from the scheduled deadline for Phase II of a 10-phase process, Pai provided a positive update on how the post-auction transition has gone so far.

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