- Commercial television and radio broadcast stations to retain, and make available to the public, copies of correspondence from viewers and listeners; and
- Cable operators to maintain and allow public inspection of the location of a cable system’s principal headend.
Modernizing the filing process, the FCC said, made it easier for consumers to access information about their broadcast services without having to travel to the station’s main studio and reduced the cost of broadcaster compliance.
Last January, the commission expanded the move to online filing to cable, radio and satellite operators.
The commission said today’s proposed elimination of these rules “will reduce regulatory burdens on commercial broadcasters and cable operators without adversely affecting the general public.”