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TV Stations: FCC's Auction Of Broadcast Spectrum Illegal

TV station group owners have asked the FCC to withdraw its proposal to reclaim spectrum for wireless broadband by auctioning off broadcast spectrum. The owners, filing a statement collectively as Local Television Broadcasters, say such a move is against the law and contrary to the public interest. They also claim that the spectrum crisis noted by the FCC "does not exist."

Reps from state broadcast associations also gave a thumbs-down to the FCC's plan.

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