Broadcasters have been advocating for the Federal Communications Commission to require federal regulation on streaming platforms, so they are equally regulated as cable and satellite systems.
The meeting is being hosted by the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) and the National Alliance of State Broadcasters Associations (NASBA).
This gathering brought together industry leaders, policymakers, and broadcasting professionals to deliberate and shape the future of the broadcasting landscape. With the rapid advancements in technology and evolving consumer preferences, it has become imperative to adapt and strategize for the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead.
Senator Ed Markey (D-MA) and Senator Deb Fischer (R-NE) both spoke in support of the introduction of bill H413 in front of Congress to affirm the hearing from the Energy and Commerce subcommittee Communication and Technology last week.
HR 3413, the AM Radio for Every Vehicle Act, is a bipartisan call to action for the Secretary of Transportation to issue a rule requiring access to AM broadcast stations as standard equipment in motor vehicles manufactured, imported, and shipped interstate in the United States.
Supporters of HR 3413 and S.1669 can show their support on social media by #AMforEVA
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The Georgia Association of Broadcasters will continue coverage of Day 2 in tomorrow’s headlines.