WEYW-TV files petition for reconsideration


WEYWThe fight goes on with more in depth information for reconsideration of the FCC’s December 16th ruling denying must carry for WEYW. Rick Bellizzi, CEO of Bellizzi Broadcasting Network’s WEYW-LP, Key West, Florida sent a filing for reconsideration in on 1/15.

Steven Broeckaert, Senior Deputy Chief, Policy Division, Media Bureau, denied a complaint filed 9/20 by Bellizzi against Comcast for refusing to air WEYW because there is another full power television broadcast station licensed to the community within the county served by the cable system. WEYW’s argument is the two full-power stations licensed to the same community provide only Spanish language programming and broadcast from studios over 120 miles north of these stations’ transmitter sites. They are WGEN [MundoFox] and WSBS [MegaTV].

Here is his filing:

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