Client Updates

FCC Selects MVPDs for 2022 EEO Audits

FCC randomly selects certain MVPDs for annual EEO audit. Responses are due by Dec. 7, 2022.

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FCC Fines 21 Licensees over Three Million Dollars for Violating KidVid Rules

FCC fines 21 broadcast licensees nearly 3.4 million dollars for exceeding the children’s programming commercial limits in violation of the KidVid Rules.

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FCC Regulatory Fee Payments Due September 28, 2022

On September 2, 2022, the FCC released an Order and Notice of Inquiry establishing itsFiscal Year 2022 regulatory fees, and announced that regulatory fee payments must be madeno later than September 28, 2022.

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FCC and FEMA Urge All Emergency Alert System Participants, including MVPDs, to Take Immediate Steps to Secure EAS Equipment

FCC urges all EAS Participants to secure their EAS equipment against risks impacting devices that are publicly accessible from the Internet.  All EAS Participants must ensure that their EAS equipment’s monitoring andtransmitting functions are available whenever the stations and systems are operating.

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Industry Veteran Scott Abbott Joins Cinnamon Mueller

We are pleased to announce Scott Abbott joined our firm. Welcome aboard, Scott! Inaugural Broadband Data Collection Filing Due September 1, 2022. Broadband providers must file broadband and voice availability and subscribership data as of June 30, 2022 in both the BDC system and the Form 477 filing interface. FCC Form 477 Due September 1,…

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Inaugural Broadband Data Collection Filing Window Now Open

Inaugural Broadband Data Collection Filing Window Now Open. Facilities-based broadband service providers may now file data reflecting where the providers make mass-market Internet access service available as of June 30, 2022. FCC Form 477 Due September 1, 2022. Form must report information about broadband connections and localtelephone service as of June 30, 2022. Copyright Forms…

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