WASHINGTON, DC -- In response to today's announcement by the Federal Communications Commission that it will allocate an additional $742 million for broadcasters' incentive auction repack expenses, the following statement can be attributed to NAB Executive Vice President of Communications Dennis Wharton:

WASHINGTON, DC -- In response to today's announcement by Commissioner Mignon Clyburn that she will leave the Federal Communications Commission, the following statement can be attributed to NAB President and CEO Gordon Smith:

WASHINGTON, DC -- Four Members of the House of Representatives and one Senator have added their support for the Local Radio Freedom Act, a resolution opposing "any new performance fee, tax, royalty, or other charge" on local broadcast radio stations. The Local Radio Freedom Act (LRFA) now has 225 cosponsors in the House. There are 27 LRFA co-sponsors in the Senate.

The National Association of Broadcasters Education Foundation (NABEF) announced today the winners of the 2018 Celebration of Service to America Awards, recognizing outstanding community service by local broadcasters. Winners will be honored at the Celebration of Service to America dinner, held Tuesday, June 12 at the Andrew W. Mellon Auditorium in Washington, D.C.

SPROCKIT, the global marketplace that curates, connects and fosters collaboration between top market-ready startups and media, entertainment and technology companies, announced today the final round of startups selected to participate at the 2018 NAB Show, April 9-12 in Las Vegas.

At the 2018 NAB Show, the National Association of Broadcasters, the Advanced Warning and Response Network (AWARN) Alliance and the Korea Radio Promotion Association (RAPA, a trade association that represents Korean broadcasters, equipment manufacturers and researchers) will sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) that pledges the three organizations’ efforts to work collaboratively on Next Generation TV development using the ATSC 3.0 standard, with particular emphasis on advanced emergency alerting efforts.

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