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Broadcasters Lose Court Fight Over TV Airwaves Auction

A federal appeals court Friday rejected an effort by broadcasters to challenge the Federal Communications Commission’s plans for auctioning off TV airwaves currently held by broadcasters and changing some channel locations. The National Association of Broadcasters, which brought the suit, said in a statement it was “disappointed” at the outcome. The so-called incentive auction has already been postponed to 2016 because of the lawsuit, however, which has allowed wireless carriers to continue bickering over how the airwaves licenses are to be sold.

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