Study Showing Auction Will Take Longer, Cost More


NAB BuildingWhen TV stations transitioned to digital, it became apparent there were only so many consulting engineering firms as well as tower and antenna manufacturers to go around. That’s still true, says NAB.

In addition, the tight deadline to move and buildout new facilities once stations take part in the incentive auction give up their spectrum should prod the FCC to relax its stance on the 39-month deadline, believes the broadcast trade lobby.

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