Shapiro Chides Smith Over Auction Remarks | TVNewsCheck.com

Shapiro Chides Smith Over Auction Remarks | TVNewsCheck.com

Shapiro Chides Smith Over Auction Remarks | TVNewsCheck.com

Consumer Electronics Association President Gary Shapiro scolded NAB President Gordon Smith today for “discouraging” TV stations from wanting to participate in the FCC’s planned incentive auction of TV spectrum.

“Recent statements discouraging participation in and support of these auctions are not only inconsistent with the goals of Congress, but also are not helpful to competition necessary for a successful and competitive auction,” said Shapiro in an open letter to his counterpart in broadcasting.

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