May 04 2018

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Womble Bond Dickinson’s Communications, Technology & Media is always active on behalf of clients, and this week was particularly newsworthy. In case you missed it, here are the highlights:

  • Thanks to the work of Womble Bond Dickinson attorneys Erin Fitzgerald and Carri Bennet and firm client the Rural Wireless Association (RWA), rural broadband companies will receive some regulatory relief in complying with an important Mobility Fund Phase II requirement.
  • The FCC has responded to concerns raised by Womble Bond Dickinson attorneys Rebecca Jacobs Goldman and Mark Palchick, on behalf of client Ohio Information Technology Centers, and is working to address confusion related to its E-Rate Program application process. Communications Daily covered these developments.
  • Gregg Skall wrote in All Access on the need for broadcasters to register by July 18 to protect their satellite feed access.
  • John Garziglia warned that racist, homophobic and sexist programming could potentially cost a radio station its license in a new Radio Ink column.
  • Also, Garziglia spoke with Communications Daily about the FCC’s proposed FM translator interference NPRM.