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FCC Moves Reg Fee Deadline to Sept. 28

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The FCC has given cable operators, broadcasters and others a little more time to get their annual regulatory fees paid.

The FCC did provide a reason--though COVID-19 may be reason enough given that it has prompted the FCC to adjust a host of deadlines.

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The extension was announced by the office of managing director. The brief public notice said that the deadline, which had been Friday (Sept. 25, at a minute to midnight, will now be Monday, Sept. 28, at the same 11:59 p.m.

The FCC supports itself through annual regulatory fees calculated based on how many full time employees (FTEs) it takes to regulate a particular service.