Reg Fee Relief Comes With FCC Hike Halt


When the newest FCC Commissioner, Nathan Simington, who will appear September 23 at the Hispanic Radio Conference, first took a gander at the initial draft of the Commission’s “MD Docket No. 21-190,” he had concerns.

The first version of the “Assessment and Collection of Regulatory Fees for Fiscal Year 2021” also raised the ire of many broadcast media companies, which argued that any increase in fees paid was unacceptable given the fiscal challenges the COVID-19 pandemic has brought.

The Commission has listened, and responded accordingly.

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