FCC Post-Auction LPTV Rules

The Federal Communications Commission yesterday unanimously adopted several measures to help low power television (LPTV) and TV translator stations to continue serving their viewers following next year’s Incentive Auction. “The Commission’s action is designed to preserve the vital services LPTV and TV translator stations provide – particularly in rural areas,” Media Bureau Chief William Lake said. “These steps, along with other actions we have taken, will help ensure the continued availability of these services following the Incentive Auction.”


News Release [264 KB PDF]
3rd Report & Order - 4th NPRM [409 KB PDF]