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FCC Application Fees Going Up

Posted in FCC Fees
The FCC yesterday released an Order announcing its adjustments to its application fees for commercial broadcasters and other FCC licensees. The fee schedule reflects a 3.7% cost of living increase in the processing fees that are paid when broadcasters file an application with the FCC. Fees for broadcast applications can be found starting at page… Continue Reading

August Regulatory Dates for Broadcasters – New Fees, EAS Registration Requirement, EEO Obligations and More

Posted in Broadcast Auctions, EEO Compliance/Diversity, Emergency Communications, FCC Fees, FCC Fines, Incentive Auctions/Broadband Report
As we enter the last full month of summer, when many are already looking forward to the return to the more normal routines of autumn, regulatory obligations for broadcasters don’t end. Even if you are trying to squeeze in that last-minute vacation before school begins or other Fall commitments arise, there are filing deadlines this… Continue Reading

Odds and Ends – CALM Act Revisions, New Effective Date for Higher FCC Application Fees, and a Case Exploring the Reach of the FCC Character Policies

Posted in Digital Television, FCC Fees, General FCC, Public Interest Obligations/Localism, Television
In the last few weeks, while I was on vacation and otherwise occupied, there have been many big developments in the broadcasting and music industries that I’ll try to write about separately – including the release of the FCC’s Order setting up the first official outline of the television incentive auction process and the Department… Continue Reading

FCC Application Fees Going Up By 8% – Effective June 6, 2014

Posted in AM Radio, FCC Fees, FM Radio, FM Translators and LPFM, Low Power Television/Class A TV, Television
On June 6, FCC application fees are going up by 8%.  The new fees were published in the Federal Register yesterday, here.  This Federal Register publication sets out all of the new fees.  To make sure that your applications are processed on a timely basis, be sure to pay the proper higher fees, starting on… Continue Reading

FCC Application Filing Fees Did Not Go Up on February 18 – But Stay Tuned

Posted in FCC Fees
The week before last, we wrote that FCC’s filing fees for applications submitted to the Commission would be going up on February 18, and included a link to the FCC Fee Filing Guide for the new fees.  Well, shortly before the supposed effective date, the Filing Guide disappeared from the FCC website, and the new fees have not been programmed… Continue Reading

FCC Application Fees Going Up on February 18

Posted in FCC Fees
Update – February 25, 2009 – The change in fees did not become effective as planned – see our post here.  ————————————————————————– Months ago, the FCC announced that the fees paid by broadcasters (and other services) for the processing of applications and other filings would be going up.  It was only recently that the notice was published in… Continue Reading