Reimbursements Available for C-Band Downlinks Registration – Deadline is Oct. 17

The FCC has extended the deadline for filing C-Band satellite downlinks.  Stations now have until Wednesday, October 17th to register their C-Band satellite.

Stations can register here:

SES, a C-band satellite operator, is offering to reimburse broadcast stations for the cost associated with the FCC filing fee required for C-band dish registration. National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) strongly urges stations to take advantage of this opportunity and register all C-band earth station dishes promptly while funding is available.

IBA Executive Director Dave Arland spoke with Bronnie Fisher of SES about the process.

You may contact SES directly for further information at or by phone at (609) 987-4300. You may also contact Robert Weller at or (202) 429-5397, or Patrick McFadden at or (202) 775-4983 in the NAB Legal and Regulatory Affairs Department with any questions concerning registration.


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