NAB Statement on Incentive Auction Closing After Stage 4

February 10, 2017

WASHINGTON, D.C. – In response to the FCC reaching the conclusion of Stage 4 of the broadcast spectrum incentive auction, the following statement can be attributed to NAB Executive Vice President of Communications Dennis Wharton:

“Now that the clock phase in the forward auction has concluded and the FCC prepares for the assignment phase, the Commission can turn greater attention to developing a transition plan that will protect viewers and treat all stakeholders fairly.”

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