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The Media Bureau develops, recommends and administers the policy and licensing programs relating to electronic media, including cable television, broadcast television, and radio in the United States and its territories.  The Media Bureau also handles post-licensing matters regarding Direct Broadcast Satellite service.

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Media Bureau Announces Commment Dates for Further Notice on New FRN.  NPRM Comment Date: 3/30/15.  NPRM Reply Comment Date: 3/19/15.
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Commission Seeks Comment on EchoStar's Waiver.  Comment Date: 3/12/15.  Reply Comment Date: 3/19/15.
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Order Denying Gray's Petition for Waiver.
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Media Bureau Seeks Comment for STELAR Section 109 Report on DMAs.  Comment Date: 5/12/15.  Reply Comment Date: 6/11/15.
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Media Bureau Seeks Comment on Funai's Analog Tuner Waiver Request.  Comment Date: 3/10/15.  Reply Comment Date: 3/17/15.
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Comment Dates Announced for Online Public File Expansion NPRM.  NPRM Comment Date: 3/16/15.  NPRM Reply Comment Date: 4/14/15.
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FCC Announces Broadcaster Information Sessions for NY, MI and NC.
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Effective Date for User Interfaces Rules Requiring OMB Approval.
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FCC Adopts Order Implementing Sections 101, 103 and 105 of STELAR.
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LPTV Learn Webinar Rescheduled.
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Media Bureau Announces Completion of 2nd Phase of Licensing and Management System.
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Commission Seeks Comment on New FRN for Broadcast Ownership Reports.
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California Broadcaster Information Sessions on Incentive Auction.
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Media Bureau Commences Random EEO Audits for 2015.
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FCC Extends Deadline for Comments and Replies to MVPD Definition NPRM.   Extended Comment Filing Deadline: 3/3/15.   Extended Reply Comment Filing Deadline: 3/18/15.
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Freedom of Information Act for Request for Cable Television Price Survey Data.
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Media Bureau Webinar to Discuss Issues Relevant to LPTV/TV Translator Stations.
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Canal Partners Media's Petition for Declaratory Ruling.  Comment Date: 3/2/15.  Reply Comment Date: 3/17/15.
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Media Bureau Designates May 29, 2015 As Pre-Auction Licensing Deadline.
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Commission Denies Tennis Channel Petition for Further Proceedings.
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