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Client Alert: “The Federal Communications Commission opens radio and television broadcasting to foreign entities”

Insight Stephen Díaz Gavin Stephen Díaz Gavin · Phillip Quatrini Phillip Quatrini · Samuel (Sandy) B. Sterrett, Jr. Samuel (Sandy) B. Sterrett, Jr. · February 01, 2017
For more than 80 years, Section 310(b) of the Communications Act 1934 has been interpreted as prohibiting direct foreign ownership of more than 20% and indirect ownership of 25% or more of US radio and television broadcast stations. Effective January 31 2017, this will change as the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has

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