TV Station’s ‘Must Carry’ Denial Upheld By Media Bureau


It’s been a difficult 12 months for One Ministries, the licensee of a digital full-power television station licensed to a coastal Mendocino County, Calif., community. In April 2023, the Senior Deputy Chief of the FCC Media Bureau’s Policy Division sided with Comcast in a dispute over “must carry” status in the San Francisco-Oakland-San Jose DMA community of Santa Rosa. One month later, it submitted a Petition for Reconsideration.

Comcast filed opposition. One Ministries responded. Now, the Media Bureau’s Chief has spoken, and it is standing by the Policy Division decision.

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