Expanding Opportunities for Broadcasters Coalition Now Counts 39 Stations
By: John Eggerton Jan 23 2013 – 8:10pm
The coalition of broadcasters willing to sell spectrum rights has grown to 39. large-market stations, according to comments filed at the FCC by the Expanding Opportunities for Broadcasters Coalition, and it wants the FCC to make the auction as attractive as possible by not limiting wireless bidders or which stations can share spectrum with which..
The deadline for comments on the FCC’s framework for broadcast incentive auctions is Jan. 25, with replies due in March.
The coalition, whose members don’t have to identify themselves publicly because of the obvious competitive and operational issues related to publicizing their willingness to sell, also is pushing the FCC to reclaim “at least” 120 Mhz.